DIOLÈ, Philippe. 4,000 Years under the Sea. Excursions in Undersea Archaeology.. Trnaslated by Gerard Hopkins.

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DIOLÈ, Philippe. 4,000 Years under the Sea. Excursions in Undersea Archaeology.. Trnaslated by Gerard Hopkins. London, Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd, [1954].

8vo. Original boards with illustrated dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); pp. 320, plates mostly after underwater photographs; wrappers with a few margian flaws, otherwise very good.
First English edition (first in French, 1952) of probably one of the first books on free diving as an archaeologist. Diolé co-authored with Jacques-Yves Cousteau a series of books and became the founder of the French animal rights foundation in 1977.

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