Latil, Pierre de and Jean Rivoire
Library of Congress: 62-10863
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Grosvenor, Lutine, Egypt, Vigo Bay Galleons, Laurentic, Niagara, Elisabethville, Florencia, Telemaque, Spanish Armada
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Editions: The first edition was published in French in 1959 by Librairie Plon. The UK first edition (not stated) was published by Rupert Hart-Davis, London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Hill and Wang, New York City (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket. A Spanish edition was also published by Editorial Luis de Caralt (1962), under the title, “Tesoros Sumergidos”, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of 11 treasure ship recoveries, including the “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion”; the “Grosvenor”; the “Lutine”; the liner, “Egypt”; the Vigo Bay galleons; the “Laurentic”; the “Elisabethville”; the “Niagara”; the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”; and the “Telemaque”. One of the “Top 75 Books”.