Paradise Island Story

#C-1075
Albury, Paul

ISBN/ISSN: 0333371615
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 121
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Macmillan Publishers, London (1984), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the history of Paradise Island, near Nassau in the Bahamas. One chapter recounts the story of William Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion”…as well as his attempted purchase of Paradise Island.

Stormy Knight: The Life of Sir William Phips

#C-1080
Alderman, Clifford Lindsey

Library of Congress: 64-14290
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 171
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Chilton Books, Philadelphia and Ambassador Books, Ltd., Toronto (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book tells the story of the life of William Phips and his successful salvage of the “Concepcion”.

Clive’s Lost Treasure

#C-1090
Allen, Geoffrey & David Allen

ISBN/ISSN: 0906030072
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10.5″
Pages: 102
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Robin Garton, London (1978), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated book tells the story of the search and salvage of gold from the “Dodington”, an East Indiaman, off the coast of South Africa.

The Guns of Sacramento

#C-1100
Allen, Geoffrey & David Allen

ISBN/ISSN: 0906030064
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Sacramento, cannons
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10.5″
Pages: 81
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Robin Garton, London (1978), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the raising of 40 bronze cannons from the Portuguese galleon, “Sacramento”.

The General Grant’s Gold

#C-1105
Allen, Madelene Freguson & Ken Scadden

ISBN/ISSN: 9780908988372
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: General Grant
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9.25”
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Exisle Publishing Limited, Auckland, New Zealand (2009), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the wreck of the “General Grant” in a cave on the Auckland Islands, south of New Zealand, in 1866.  It also tells of the plight of the survivors and the many subsequent searches for the gold that it was rumored to be carrying.

The Great Outdoors Book of Skin and Scuba Diving

#C-1110
Allyn, Charles Francis

ISBN/ISSN: 0820006017
Library of Congress: 61065228
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 80
Editions:
The first edition was entitled, “Treasure in the Sun” (see #C-1112).  This title is the greatly expanded second edition (stated) and was published by the Great Outdoors Publishing Co., St. Petersburg, Florida (1961), in paperback.  50,000 copies of the second edition were published.  A  third edition was published in 1971 in paperback.
Description:
This book is a largely about scuba diving, but includes the sunken treasure stories from the author’s prior book, “Treasure in the Sun” (#C-1112).  The chapters include scuba equipment, diving medicine, spear fishing, tournaments, underwater photography…and treasure hunting.  Also included is a centerfold map of Florida treasure locations, and a listing of 66 documented Florida treasures.

Treasure in the Sun

#C-1112
Allyn, Rube, Stan Witwer, Charles Francis Allyn, Dick Bothwell and The Secret Six

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Santa Margarita, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 30
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Great Outdoors Association, St. Petersburg, Florida (1961), in paperback.  A greatly expanded second and third edition was published under the title, “Great Outdoors Book of Skin and Scuba Diving”
(see #C-1110), in paperback, also in 1961.
Description: This book mixes fact and fiction. The sunken treasure stories are real, but most of the pirate stories are fiction. It tells the story of Mrs. Bula Croker, who partially salvaged the “Santa Margharita” off Palm Beach, Florida; it also tells of the early 1715 and 1733 Fleet recoveries, including some of Art McKee’s treasure hunting adventures.

The Vasa Saga – The Story of a Ship

#C-1115
Almqvist, Bertil

ISBN/ISSN: 9100390933
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 10″
Pages: 24
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Bonniers Junior Forlag, Belgium (1990), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This juvenile book tells the story of the “Vasa’s” sinking in 1628 off the coast of Sweden, its discovery and its raising in 1962.

The Hidden Galleon

#C-1118
Amrhein, John Jr.

ISBN/ISSN: 9780979687204
Library of Congress: 2007935481
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: La Galga, 1750 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 523
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the New Maritima Press, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (2007), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the Spanish galleon, “La Galga”, which sank off the Virginia coast in 1750 and may have been the original source of the wild ponies on Assateague Island.  In the late 1990s “La Galga” was the subject of a law suit by the Spanish government which claimed ownership…and the Kingdom of Spain was ultimately awarded the wreck.  However, subsequent research has shown the wreck the Kingdom of Spain was awarded is probably not “La Galga”.

Treasure Island – The Untold Story

#C-1119
Amrhein, John Jr.

ISBN/ISSN: 9780983084303
Library of Congress: 2010915642
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Guadalupe, 1750 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 396
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the New Maritima Press, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (2012), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-researched book describes the trail of Spanish treasure from the time it was loaded aboard the “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe” in Veracruz, Mexico to its theft at Ocracoke, North Carolina, burial on Norman Island, and finally, dispersal around the Caribbean isles.  The second half of the book draws many parallels between the events and places in Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” and the story of the “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe”.