The Art of Living Under Water. Originally written in Swedish in 1734…and now translated into English, together with the Use of the Art of Living under Water (1741), by C.J.L. Croft, Lars Gustafsson and Michael Kahan. With a life of the author, based on an essay by the late Captain Bo Cassel (Royal Swedish Navy) and an introduction & commentary by Michael Fardell and Nigel Phillips.

London: The Historical Diving Society, .2004

Crown quarto, 96 pages including 21 illustrations. Case bound with dust jacket. New.

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of Triewald’s two books on diving, the largest and easily the best monographs on diving published in the eighteenth century. ISBN 0-9543834-1-9.


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