Twenty Years Under the Sea, by J E Williamson

Twenty Years Under the Sea
J E Williamson
First edition

Autobiographical look at the life and career of pioneering undersea explorer James E. Williamson including an account of the development of the “Photosphere” with which Williamson was able to photograph and later film scenes of life beneath the sea in the area of the Bahamas. The underwater scenes in the 1954 version of Jules Vernes’ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea were a result of his efforts.

Hardback. No dust jacket in protective cellophane cover. Gilt lettering eroded from spine.  Book seller’s sticker on inside front cover. Mottling to outside edges of pages and some inside pages.

302 pages
Black and white images and 4 colour plates
170 mm x 240 mm (6.5 in x 9.5 in)
1935, John Lane The Bodley Head, London



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Additional information

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 6 cm