The Ship’s Bell – Its History and Romance

#C-8075
Wede, Karl

Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Bells
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 60
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The South Street Seaport Museum, New York City (1972), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the history and lore of ship’s bells, including its uses and manufacture. I believe this is the only work ever published on this topic.

Anchors

#C-7915
Upham, N.E.

ISBN/ISSN: 0852636369
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury, UK (1983), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet briefly describes anchors from ancient times to modern times.

Legacy of the Machault – A Collection of 18th-Century Artifacts

#C-7497
Sullivan, Catherine

ISBN/ISSN: 0660120674
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Machault, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 107
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Parks Canada, Ottawa (1986), in paperback in both an English language edition and a French language edition (L’Héritage du Machault. Une Collection d’Artefacts du XVIIIe Siècle).
Description: This well-illustrated book describes the multitude of artifacts recovered by Parks Canada from the frigate, “Machault”, which sank in 1760 in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The book has more pictures than text, making it an excellent reference.

H.M.S. Sirius 1790

#C-7380
Stanbury, Myra

ISBN/ISSN: 0958849617
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Sirius, Artifacts
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 109
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (1994), in paperback.
Description: This book is an illustrated catalog of the artifacts recovered from the wreck of the “HMS Sirius” off the coast of Norfolk Island. Excellent drawings and photos.

Relics, Water and the Kitchen Sink – A Diver’s Guide to Underwater Archaeology

#C-6730
Rowe, Alan R.

ISBN/ISSN: 09611639911
Library of Congress: 79-66955
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts
Comments: Includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sea Sports Publications, Norwalk, Connecticut (1979), in paperback.
Description: This book is for the amateur underwater archaeologist or treasure diver. It tells how and where divers can find underwater artifacts, how to build equipment for salvaging shipwrecks, how to prepare artifacts in the field, and how to treat and clean artifacts at home.

Artefacts from Wrecks

#C-6480
Redknap, Mark -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1900188392
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Kronan, Mary Rose, Tjalck, Ann Francis, Artifacts
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 12″
Pages: 230
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (1997), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This scholarly book is a series of 19 well-illustrated articles about shipwreck artifacts, primarily from the 16th and 17th centuries. Shipwrecks discussed include the “Kronan”, “Mary Rose”, “Tjalck” and “Ann Francis”.

A Treatise on the Anchor – Also Some Observations on the Chain Cable

#C-6214
Pering, Richard

Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 9
Pages: 98
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Congdon and Hearle, at Plymouth Dock, UK (1819) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is the first important work on the subject of anchors. The author was the foremost designer of anchors in England during his day.

Chinese Ceramics in Colonial Mexico

#C-4488
Kuwayama, George

ISBN/ISSN: 0875871798
Library of Congress: 97-070221
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9” x 11”
Pages: 88
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1997), in paperback.
Description:
This book illustrates many of the types of Chinese ceramics that were utilized in Colonial Mexico.  There are 22 pages of pictures of ceramics that were shipped across to Mexico on Manila Galleons.

Artifacts of the Spanish Colonies of Florida & Caribbean, 1500-1800 – Volume 2: Portable Personal Possessions

#C-2621
Deagan, Kathleen

ISBN/ISSN: 158834035X
Library of Congress: 86-24772
Category: Shipwreck Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 372
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC (2002), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This scholarly book details the personal possessions used by residents of the Spanish colonies in America and found on early Spanish shipwrecks, including jewelry, clothing ornaments and fasteners, religious items, firearms, coins, weights, grooming equipment, harnesses, bells, games, and pipes. This volume of Deagan’s book is one of the best reference manuals for identifying personal artifacts from Spanish shipwrecks during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

Artifacts of the Spanish Colonies of Florida & Caribbean, 1500-1800 – Volume 1: Ceramics, Glassware and Beads

#C-2620
Deagan, Kathleen

ISBN/ISSN: 0874743923
Library of Congress: 86-24772
Category: Shipwreck Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC (1987), in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback.
Description: This scholarly book details the ceramic, tile, glassware and bead artifacts that have been recovered from Spanish colonial archaeological sites in Florida. Deagan’s book is one of the best reference manuals for identifying glassware and ceramics from Spanish shipwrecks during 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.