(New York, 1996): Simon and Schuster. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022611
364pp., signed by Cussler on the title page. This is Cussler's first non-fiction book. He explores the special world of undersea adventure that inspired and has its fictional parallel in Dirk Pitt novels. Cussler and his NUMA volunteers have found more than sixty shipwrecks. He has chosen twelve of the most interesting. The wrecks date as far back as 1840. Bound in purple paper covered boards, backed in dark blue grained paper, spine lettering gilt, fine in fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.