New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2002. Photos and maps. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, blue quarter cloth over light blue boards, numerous B&W full page illustrations, maps, and 16 pages of glossy photos, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped), [sviii] + 446 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1727
SIGNED on the free front endpaper by noted New York Times bestselling author and underwater archaeologist Clive Details several famous sunken ship discoveries and adventures made by intrepid Clive Cussler and his NUMA agency.
Clive Eric Cussler (1931-2020) ) was an American adventure novelist and underwater explorer. His thrillers, many featuring Dirk Pitt, have reached The New York Times fiction best-seller list many times. Cussler was the founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), which has discovered more than 60 shipwrecks. He was the sole or lead author of more than 70 exciting books with fascinating historical backgrounds.