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Title: The Elingamite and its Treasure
Description: London, Hodder. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. SECOND IMPRESSION tidy copy DW price clipped under a plastic sleeve ( removable) 192pp + plates, map end papers, top edge dusty and dusted red. "On a foggy November morning in 1902 the "Elingamite", a passenger steamer on the run from Sydney to Auckland, was wrecked with a loss of forty-five lives on one of te lonely Three Knights Islands, north of New Zealand. The drama of the wreck, the tragedy,and tension of the rescue, the treasure that went down with the ship have kpet the tragedy fresh in the minds of many people in Australia and New Zealand.then came the news that Wade Doak, Kelvin Tarlton, and a party of divers, had rediscovered the wreck, and brought up gold and silver from the bottom of a dangerous sea.". Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: New Zealand Shipwrecks Salvage Treasure Hunting Gold

Price: NZD 25.00 = appr. US$ 16.16 Seller: Fortuna Books
- Book number: 009372

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