Author:DAGGETT, Charles SHAFFER, Kris

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Diving for the Griffin. in dj.

By: DAGGETT, Charles SHAFFER, Kris.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1990, ISBN:0297810634:

Seller ID: 37916


DAGGETT, Charles. Diving for the Griffin. With Kris Shaffer. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1990). Pp. (10),xi-xii,1-178, + 16 pp plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "When the Griffin, a 130-foot English East Indiaman loaded with valuable Chinese porcelain, sank in mysterious circumstances offthe Philippines in 1761, she and her precious cargo seemed to have vanishe d forever. This gripping account relates how a few enigmatic clues led to aremarkable 14-month underwater excavation, which brought to light the only such English ship ever likely to be found." -from the dj. Very good... View more info