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White Divers of Broome, The: The True Story of a Fatal Experiment

By: Bailey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2001

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS663

ISBN: 0732910781

Condition: Good


Softcover, advanced reading copy, 301pp, weighs 368gms. This is the story of 12 British Royal Navy-trained divers and their attempt to master the perilous art of pearl-shell diving. It tells the story of an extraordinary experiment and its fatal aftermath. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Port of Pearls: A History of Broome

By: Edwards, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Swanbourne, WA, Australia, Hugh Edwards: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS664

ISBN: 072701885X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown/tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, self published, second edition, 198pp, weighs 482gms, cream endpapers. Hugh Edwards' historical and contemporary insights into Broome make a fitting centenary tribute to this resilient Australian town, which has so often been reprieved from the sentence of death. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, some minor chipping and sun fading to the spine... View more info