Mathewson III, R. Duncan
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by the Seafarers Heritage Library, Key West, Florida (1983), in paperback. The first 1500 copies are numbered and comprise a Special Limited Edition. A second printing (stated) was published in 1985.
Description: This book overviews the archaeological problems and techniques used in excavating the “Atocha” shipwreck (1622) off the Florida Keys. The author was the lead archaeologist during the salvage operations.