Treasure Coins of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha & the Santa Margarita

#C-7605
Tedesco, Carol

ISBN/ISSN: 9780982115183
Library of Congress: 2010044676
Category: Coins
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 33
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by SeaStory Press, Key West, Florida (2010), in  paperback.
Description: This book is a primer on the coins recovered from the 1622 Fleet.  It includes the history   of the “Spanish dollar”, cleaning and grading the coins, the assayers of each mint, and pictures   examples of coins from the Mexico City, Lima, Potosi, Panama City, Santa Fe de Bogota, and  Cartagena mints.

Documentation of the Indians of the Florida Keys & Miami 1513-1765

#C-7535
Swanson, Gail

ISBN/ISSN: 0741416387
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Pages: 136
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by InfinityPublishing.com, Haverford, Pennsylvania (2003) in paperback.
Description: This scholarly chronologic history of the Florida Keys, based on original documents, includes several pages about the sinking of the 1622 Fleet, and the subsequent salvage attempts on the “Atocha” and its sister ship, the “Santa Margarita”. Additionally, there is quite extensive coverage of the sinking of the “Maravillas” and the various salvage attempts made on this wreck. Brief mentions are also made regarding the 1715 and 1733 Fleets.

Treasure Hunt

#C-7510
Sullivan, George

ISBN/ISSN: 0805005692
Library of Congress: 87-8791
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 150
Editions: The first edition (First Edition – stated) was published by Henry Holt and Company, New York City (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket. A book club edition was also published by Henry Holt (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Florida Classics Library, Port Salerno, Florida (1987).
Description: This adolescent book tells the story of Mel Fisher’s 16 year search for the wreck of the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, and his successful salvage of 40 tons of gold and silver from the wreck.

Oceans Odyssey 4 –Pottery from the Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

#C-7408
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley & Ellen Gerth, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781782977100
Library of Congress: 2014018863
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 259
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK & Havertown, Pennsylvania (2014), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 7 scholarly articles regarding the pottery, jars, plates, and clay tobacco pipes from the Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck (“Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario”), which was part of the 1622 Fleet sunk in a hurricane off Key West, Florida.  Additionally, there is a chapter about the economics of long-distance trade.

Fatal Treasure

#C-7145
Smith, Jedwin

ISBN/ISSN: 0471158941
Library of Congress: 2002153118
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 241
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey (2003), in hardback with a dust jacket and in paperback. It was published simultaneously in Canada by Wiley.  Wiley also published a paperback edition in 2005.
Description: This book is the author’s personal story of his involvement with Mel Fisher and salvaging the treasure of the “Atocha”. It also tells the complete history of the shipwreck and the 16 years of salvage operations, with many personal stories of the divers and people directly involved. The last part of the book describes the continuing salvage and recoveries since the finding of the “motherlode” in 1985.

Diving Into Glory

#C-7048
Shaughnessy, Carol

ISBN/ISSN: 0972524894
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Henrietta Marie, St. Johns Wreck, Artifacts
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 11.25” x 8.75”
Pages: 80
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, Key West, Florida (2004), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description:
This well-illustrated book tells the story of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and its various projects over the past 22 years…the “Atocha”, the “Santa Margarita”, the salve ship “Henrietta Marie”, and the St. Johns (Bahamas) wreck (believed to be the “Santa Clara”).  Many artifacts are pictured.

Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold

#C-6920
Schwartz, Alvin

Library of Congress: 88-45326
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Thetis, Hussar, De Braak
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 9.5″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York City, and Collins Publishers, Toronto (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second hardback printing was published in 1989 and a third printing in 1993. A paperback edition was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1993).
Description: This adolescent book includes buried, lost and sunken treasure. In several chapters, the story is told of the pirate ship “Whydah”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the “Thetis”, the pay ship “Hussar”, the “HMS De Braak” and Mel Fisher’s “Atocha” salvage.

Shipwrecked 1622 – The Lost Treasure of Philip IV

#C-6860
Schneider, Janet M.

Library of Congress: 81-84423
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Exhibition catalog; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 47
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Queens Museum, Flushing, New York (1981), in hardback (no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This museum exhibition catalog shows artifacts, bullion and jewelry recovered from the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”. The exhibition was held in Flushing, New York from October 17-November 29, 1981.

Kelly – The Adventurous Life of Kelly Tarlton

 #C-6800
Sale, E.V.

ISBN/ISSN: 0790000091
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kelly Tarlton, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Lutine, Elingamite, General Grant
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 247
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Heinemann Reed, Auckland, New Zealand (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Reed Books, Auckland, New Zealand, in 1991.
Description: This is the story of Kelly Tarlton, the “Mel Fisher” of New Zealand. He was involved in a multitude of salvage operations in New Zealand, including the “Elingamite” and “General Grant”. Kelly also worked with Mel Fisher on the “Atocha” near Key West, Florida, and on the “Lutine” off the Holland coast. He spent his last years building museums and aquariums in New Zealand.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

True Great Mysteries

#C-6740
Rubin, Arnold P.

ISBN/ISSN: 059031338X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Size: 4.25″ x 6.5″
Pages: 105
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Scholastic, Inc., New York City (1980), in paperback. There have been at least 6 printings.
Description: This book tells about five unrelated mysteries: The great train robbery, Legionnaires’ Disease, the Chowchilla kidnapping, Alex Haley’s search for “Roots”, and Mel Fisher’s search for the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”.