Michael Joseph, 2001, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
XVIII, 348 pages, list of illustrations, introduction by author, acknowledgements and select bibliography. Photographic endpapers, showing a free diver (a person who goes to great depths with out scuba gear) Bob Croft surfacing after marking the line at 240 feet. The text is illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photographs between page 158 and 159. Purple coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and browning to the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper with orange, aqua and white titles to the front panel and backstrip a hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. " In the shock of bereavement, Tim Ecott went scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean. What begun as an underwater excursion to displace his grief became an obsession that has shaped his life. In Neutral Buoyancy he shares his passion for the sea. Gripping tales of historical diving bell, we explain died, World War II frogmen and record-setting breath-hold divers are laced with captivating accounts of the author's own experience underwater in an elegant blend of arcane history, vivid reporting and memoir." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Maritime ; Sport ; ISBN: 0718144023. ISBN/EAN: 9780718144029. Inventory No: 0109936.