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Book Condition: Good
First edition. Boards and edges of first and last few pages lightly stained, 1/2 inch chip from jacket corner, front jacket flap corners trimmed ($3.00 publisher's price still present). 1955 Hard Cover. 191,  pp. 8vo. Inspiration for the 1957 film starring Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb, etc. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artifacts, including a priceless ancient gold statue of a boy on a dolphin. She and her boyfriend enlist the help of an American archaeologist, but her boyfriend can't afford the asking price and ends up turning to an art collector for help.