Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

#C-8420
Zinck, Jack

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Feversham
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Lancelot Press Limited, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (1975), in paperback.
Description: This book briefly documents about 50 shipwrecks in Nova Scotia, including the salvage of the treasure ships, “Le Chameau” and “Faversham” (usually called “Feversham”).

William Phips 1651-1695 – An Uncommon Man

#C-8410
Zabriskie, George A.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 8
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Doldrums, Ormond Beach, Florida (1944), in hardback with a dust jacket. This appears to be a very limited printing that was privately published and given as a Christmas present to a select few friends. There are several varieties of this book, but each copy carries the hand-written name of the recipient on Page 2 (but is not necessarily signed by the author). Copies that are bound with 3/4 leather over cloth are signed by the author on Page 2, and have a color plate of a Spanish Galleon between pages 4 and 5. The most prevalent variety of this book is not signed by the author (but does have the hand-written name of the recipient), and has black & white plate of a Spanish Galleon between pages 4 and 5.
Description: This short book summarizes the life of William Phips and his successful salvage of the “Concepcion” off the coast of Hispaniola in 1687. The author was President of the New York Historical Society from 1939-1947. He was a great enthusiast of fine books and book binding and issued this Christmas keepsake from his Florida home.

Padre Island

#C-8400
Writers’ Round Table

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1950), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1952, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of Padre Island, Texas. A chapter is devoted to the wreck of the 1554 Fleet, the plight of the survivors and an early salvage attempt.

Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

Blaze of Gold

#C-8380
Woods, Dee

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 146
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1946, in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was reprinted by Naylor in 1972, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book of treasure tales along the Texas coast. Many of the stories concern buried treasures, but there are many references to the 1554 Fleet throughout the book.

Those Lost Treasures

#C-8372
Wolf, Fred Sr.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Harry Rieseberg, Florencia, Port Royal, Spanish Armada, Roscoe Thompson, Howard Lightbourn, Art Mckee, William Phips, Concepcion
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 80
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Hallandale, Florida (circa 1950), in paperback.
Description: This book includes about 30 sunken and buried treasure tales, as well as several pirate stories. The stories include Harry E. Rieseberg, noted treasure diver and author; the Spanish Armada shipwreck, “Florencia”; Williams Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion”; Art Mckee and his salvage of the 1733 Fleet in the Florida Keys; Port Royal, Jamaica; and describes the salvage of a silver bar in the Bahamas by Roscoe Thompson and Howard Lightbourn. The book ends with “Tom Christ and the Treasure Box”, a fictional story written by Howard Pyle.

The World Atlas of Treasure

#C-8330
Wilson, Derek

ISBN/ISSN: 0002168774
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Art McKee, 1733 Fleet, San Jose, Tom Gurr, Teddy Tucker, San Pedro, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Girona, Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Hollandia, Gilt Dragon, Batavia, General Grant, Lutine, Egypt, Association
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A book club edition was published by Book Club Associates, London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Pan Books Ltd., London (1982).
Description: This book includes a very large section on sunken treasure, and a somewhat smaller section on underwater archaeology. The sunken treasure section includes an overview of almost all the world’s successfully salvaged treasure wrecks. The archaeology section is limited to ancient shipwreck finds in the Mediterranean Sea.

Sea Mysteries

#C-8320
Wilson, Ben

ISBN/ISSN: 0531182495
Library of Congress: 88-6896
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 10.25″
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Wayland (Publishers) Limited, UK (1988), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket). A US edition was published by the Bookwright Press, New York City (1989), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This juvenile book about shipwrecks and missing ships includes one chapter on sunken treasure.

Treasure of the Golden Grape

#C-8312
Williams, Selwyn

ISBN/ISSN: 9780957318205
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Golden Grape
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Pages: 320
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Deadman’s Bay Publishing, UK (2012), in paperback.  Many books are marked “Limited Edition”.
Description: T
his book is a true story of piracy, privateering, and the English Civil War in the Chesil Beach area of south England. It is also the story of the aftermath of the shipwreck of the “Golden Grape” in 1641, including a hundreds of depositions by the salvors of that time. Some artifacts have been recovered in modern times and are pictured.

Sunken Treasure

#C-8310
Williams, Mark

ISBN/ISSN: 0304305022
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Colossus
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Cassell Ltd., London (1980), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of Roland Morris and his successful salvage of the “HMS Association” (sunk 1707) and the “HMS Colossus” (sunk 1798) off the Scilly Islands of England.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.