Blair, Clay Jr.
Library of Congress: 60-11449
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck
Comments: Same book as “Diving for Treasure” (#C-1440); illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by World Publishing Company, Cleveland and Nelson, Foster & Scott Ltd., Canada (1960), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in hardback in 1960. A British edition was published under the title, “Diving for Treasure” by Arthur Barker Limited, London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of the author’s (and Robert Marx’s) search for, and salvage of, the Spanish merchant ship at Matanceros Reef (which the author incorrectly calls “El Matanzero”) off the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. One of the “Top 75 Books”.