The Lure of Danger – True Adventure Tales

#C-6930
Scoggin, Margaret C. -editor

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, Hampshire
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 374
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City, and The Ryerson Press, Canada (1947), in hardback with a dust jacket. There have been at least 7 subsequent printings, all in hardback.
Description: This anthology of true adventure tales includes the stories of two shipwrecks with bullion aboard: the “Laurentic” (from Edward Ellsberg’s “Men Under the Sea” – #C- 3040) and the “HMS Hampshire” (from Charles Courtney’s “Unlocking Adventure” – #C-2390).

Shipwreck

#C-6320
Platt, Richard

ISBN/ISSN: 0679885625
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose, Ramillies, Royal Charter, Duoro, Spanish Armada, Hamilton, Vasa
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 60
Editions: The first edition was published by Dorling Kindersley Limited, London (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). Both volumes are part of the “Eyewitness Books” series.
Description: This well-illustrated adolescent book focuses on the archaeology of shipwrecks and includes brief overviews of the “Mary Rose”, the “Ramillies”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Duoro”, the Spanish Armada shipwrecks, the “Hamilton”, the “Vasa” and the “Titanic”.