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  • Barrett, Dean.
    SKYTRAIN TO MURDER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Vero Beach, Florida: Village East Books, (2003.). First edition - Interesting and rather offbeat mystery involving an American ex-CIA agent, who teaches scuba diving part-time and does occasional investigative work. Set in Thailand, by an author who has lived there for many years, this is both steeped in the Thai culture, and a 'noirish' picture of ex-pat life. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. ISBN: 0-966189965.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 31030
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  • OUT OF THE DEPTHS. by Holton, Leonard (pseudonym for Leonard Wibberley)
    Holton, Leonard (pseudonym for Leonard Wibberley)
    OUT OF THE DEPTHS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's sixth novel. Father Bredder of the Church of the Holy Innocents and his friend Lieutenant Minardi of the LA Police Department were out pier fishing in the Pacific Ocean, but what seemed like a big strike turned out to be the lifeless body of a man in full scuba gear. A Red Badge Detective Novel. 185 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some spine slant, stamp of previous owner, edgewear to dj, original price of 3.50 still present on dj flap, but lower corner is clipped).

    Book ID: 74200
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF THE LADY JANE. by Sprock, Merle and Janie.
    Sprock, Merle and Janie.
    THE ADVENTURES OF THE LADY JANE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Auburn, California: By the author, nd. (ca 1995). SIGNED first edition - An account of the building of a 45 foot ferro-cement hulled yacht, and of the ten years which the authors spent living on board, traveling some 30,000 nautical miles along the coasts of Mexico, Florida and in the Caribbean, in part so they could skin and scuba dive, and do underwater photography. Illustrated with photographs. Glossary, index, even a few recipes. SIGNED on the dedication page by both authors - with the comment "Welcome aboard & pleasant reading!" . 338 pp

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65412
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  • DIVING FOR GOLD: THE COMPLETE HANDBOOK. by Underwater Enterprises; Keith Fuller, text, Don Horton, photography.
    Underwater Enterprises; Keith Fuller, text, Don Horton, photography.
    DIVING FOR GOLD: THE COMPLETE HANDBOOK.

    Edition: First edition, a trade paperback original.

    Sacramento, CA: Underwater Enterprises (1960). First edition - Information on how to dive for gold primarily in the rivers and streams of the Sierra Nevada mountains of northern California. Illustrated with many photographs. Includes information on equipment from snorkels to dredges, but primarily using SCUBA equipment. Photographs by Don Horton, technical advice by Chuck Robinson and equipment by Neil Barrett. An uncommon early work on this topic. 126 pp.

    Condition: Very good in photo-illustrated wrappers

    Book ID: 79672
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  • THE CASE OF THE WALTZING MOUSE: A Brains Benton Mystery, #5. by Wyatt, George (based on characters created by Charles Spain Verral.)
    Wyatt, George (based on characters created by Charles Spain Verral.)
    THE CASE OF THE WALTZING MOUSE: A Brains Benton Mystery, #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (c 1961.). Hardcover - The fifth Brains Benton mystery story - Illustrated with drawings in green by Al Schmidt. Six books in this series listed on back cover. 187 pp plus 2 pp publisher's advertisements Brown endpapers.

    Condition: Good condition only in illustrated boards (some toning to the pages, rubbing and wear to the covers, binding sturdy.)

    Book ID: 50540
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