Library of Congress: 65-13510
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Braak, Central America, Merida
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Editions: The first edition (not stated – but can be identified because there is no printing number noted on copyright page) was published Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket. There are at least 4 subsequent printings (printing numbers noted on the copyright page) of this book.
Description: This book overviews where to search for sunken treasure, why to search (isn’t this obvious?), a historical background on the treasure galleons, and specific information on the “HMS De Braak”, “SS Central America” and the “SS Merida”. Also includes information on Revolutionary and Civil War shipwrecks. One of the “Top 75 Books”.