The Enterprise of England – The Spanish Armada

#C-8167
Whiting, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0862994764
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, El Gran Grifon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Alan Sutton Publishing, Limited, Gloucester, England (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Alan Sutton in 1995. The first US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book presents an objective account of the Spanish Armada, including the background to the fleet and an analysis of what precipitated the Spanish defeat. It also recounts the shipwrecks of the Spanish fleet off Scotland and Ireland following the battle and includes one chapter on the archaeological excavation of the wreck sites.

Treasure Hunting: Fact and Fiction

#C-8154
Wendorf, Fred and J. Barto Arnold III

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 8
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was probably published anonymously since their is no publisher listed and the topic was quite controversial in 1983. There is a note that the publication was funded in part by the Texas Historical Foundation. It is a small paperback pamphlet.
Description: This pamphlet attempts to separate fact from fiction in the argument between underwater treasure hunters and archaeologists, and encourages a “realistic approach” to the crisis in preservation of historic wrecks. It was written in support of two bills in the Texas legislature that support the protection of shipwrecks from treasure hunters. It takes each of the individual position statements made by treasure hunters (listed as Fiction), and offers a rebuttal (Fact).

Shipwrecked – Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage

#8072
Watts, Jr., Gordon Payne

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-927750-70-4
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Sea Venture, Warwick, New Old Spaniard, Stonewall Wreck, San Antonio, Tankard Wreck, Virginia Merchant, Eagle, Western Ledge Reef Wreck, Canton-Malpas Wreck, San Pedro, Manilla Wreck, Hunter Galley Wreck, Ceberus, Iron Knee Wreck, British Collier Wreck
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 13.25” x 10.25”
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by National Museum of Bermuda Press, Bermuda (2014), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This oversize book encompasses the finding and excavation of the many shipwrecks which have met their doom on the reefs surrounding Bermuda. It includes the “Sea Venture”, “Warwick”, “New Old Spaniard Wreck”, “Stonewall Wreck”, “San Antonio”, “Tankard Wreck”, “Virginia Merchant”, “Eagle”, “Western Ledge Reef Wreck”, “Canton-Malpas Wreck”, “San Pedro”, “Manilla Wreck”, “Hunter Galley Wreck”, “Ceberus”, “Iron Knee Wreck”, and the “British Collier Wreck”.  Many artifacts are illustrated.
Available from the National Museum of Bermuda at www.nmb.bm/shop/

Men Ships and the Sea

#C-7993
Villiers, Alan, et al

Library of Congress: 62-20190
Keywords: Bounty
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 12″
Pages: 436
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the National Geographic Society, Washington DC (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket. A later edition (New Edition – stated) was published by the National Geographic Society in 1973, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of seafaring from ancient times to the present. One chapter describes the excavation of an ancient Greek ship with a cargo of wine and another chapter describes the finding and excavation of the “HMS Bounty”.

The Loss of the Royal George

#C-7886
Uden, Grant

ISBN/ISSN: 0356031101
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Royal George
Comments: Includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the history and sinking of the “HMS Royal George” in 1782 near Portsmouth, England…and the subsequent salvage of cannon, timber, metals and artifacts from the ship in the 60 years following.

The History in Our Seas – Sunken Treasures of Turkey

#C-7860
Turanli, Tufan

ISBN/ISSN: 9750800559
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 13.25″
Pages: 175
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, Istanbul, Turkey (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This lavishly-illustrated, coffee table book tells the story of underwater archaeology in Turkey. It includes many photos of ancient artifacts.

Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.

Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.

The Sea Remembers

#C-7730
Throckmorton, Peter -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1555840930
Library of Congress: 87-14273
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Same book as “History From the Sea” (#C-7710); includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously in 3 countries in 1987 in hardback with a dust jacket: In the US by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York City; in the UK by Mitchell Beazley International Ltd., London under the title, “History From the Sea”; and in Canada by General Publishing Company, Ltd. An Australian edition was also published in 1987 by Reader’s Digest, Sydney under the title, “History From the Sea”, in hardback with a dust jacket. A second US edition was published by Smithmark, New York City (1991), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an overview of shipwrecks and underwater archaeology from Homer’s Greece to the discovery of the Titanic, and includes a multitude of shipwreck excavations. The author is a very eminent underwater archaeologist.

The Lost Ships

#C-7720
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 64-15049
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 260
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket. Little, Brown also published a second and third printing (stated) in 1964, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the author’s excavation of the Bronze Age shipwreck at Cape Gelidonya, Turkey…the oldest shipwreck excavated up until that time. One of the early works in underwater archaeology.