Treasure Diving Holidays

Crile, Jane and Barney

Library of Congress: 54-6426
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Looe, Art McKee, Mendel Peterson
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 263
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City and the Macmillan Company of Canada Limited (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback printing in 1955 and a third in 1956. A British edition was also published in 1954 by Collins, London, in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Fontana Books, London, in 1956. A condensed version of the book was published by Odhams Condensed Books, London (Third Series).
Description: This book is the story of the Crile family of Cleveland, Ohio, and their adventures treasure hunting in the Caribbean during the 1950’s and 60’s. The Criles teamed up with Art McKee and Mendel Peterson to salvage the “HMS Looe”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.