East Indiaman Amsterdam

#C-7945
van Rooij, Hans H. and Jerzy Gawronski

ISBN/ISSN: 9023006992
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Amsterdam
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 72
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by H.J.W. Becht, Haarlem, Netherlands (1989), in paperback.
Description: This booklet tells the history of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), overviews naval construction in the 18th century, relates the story of the “Amsterdam” wreck and salvage, and illustrates many of the artifacts recovered.

Dutch Discoveries of Australia

#C-7090
Sigmond, J.P. and L.H. Zuiderbaan

ISBN/ISSN: 0727008005
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition was published in Dutch under the title, “Nederlanders Ontdekken Australie” by Unieboek BV, Bussum Holland (1976) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Rigby Ltd., Adelaide, Australia (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Batavian Lion, Amsterdam (1995), and is marked, “Second Revised Edition”.
Description: This book tells the story of the of the shipwrecks and salvage of four Dutch East India Company ships lost off the west coast of Australia; “Batavia” (1629), “Vergulde Draeck” or Gilt Dragon (1656), “Zeewijk” (1727) and “Zuytdorp” (1712).

Dutch Discoveries of Australia

#C-7090
Sigmond, J.P. and L.H. Zuiderbaan

ISBN/ISSN: 0727008005
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition was published in Dutch under the title, “Nederlanders Ontdekken Australie” by Unieboek BV, Bussum Holland (1976) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Rigby Ltd., Adelaide, Australia (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Batavian Lion, Amsterdam (1995), and is marked, “Second Revised Edition”.
Description: This book tells the story of the of the shipwrecks and salvage of four Dutch East India Company ships lost off the west coast of Australia; “Batavia” (1629), “Vergulde Draeck” or Gilt Dragon (1656), “Zeewijk” (1727) and “Zuytdorp” (1712).

The Ceramic Load of the ‘Whitte Leeuw’

#C-6300
Pijl-Ketel, C.L. van der -editor

Library of Congress: 90-9309-6
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Ceramics, Witte Leeuw
Comments: Exhibit catalog; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 8″
Pages: 301
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (1982), in paperback. While I’ve only seen the English language edition, one would expect that a Dutch edition was also printed.
Description: This book describes and illustrates many of the artifacts recovered from the “Witte Leeuw”, a Dutch East Indiaman that sank in 1613 off the coast of St. Helena.

Lost at Sea – Great Shipwrecks of History

#C-6150
Pearsall, Ronald

ISBN/ISSN: 1880908522
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Lutine, Amsterdam, Mary Rose, Vasa
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 13.25″
Pages: 127
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Todtri Productions Limited, New York City (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket and a pictorial binding.
Description: This well-illustrated coffee table book covers some of the great historic shipwrecks…from ancient times to modern times. It includes a few pages about salvage and treasure recoveries, mentioning the “Lutine”, “Amsterdam”, “Vasa” and “Mary Rose”.

Shipwreck!

#C-5953
Nash, F.H.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 11.75”
Pages: 23
Editions: The first edition (First Impression – stated) was published by Berfort Reproductions, St. Leonards-On-Sea, UK (1984) in paperback.
Description: This booklet tells the story of the sinking and salvage of the Dutch East Indiaman, “Amsterdam”, beached near Hastings, England in 1749.

The Wreck Detectives

#C-5590
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0245508996
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Liefde, Association, Amsterdam, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Assurance, Abergavenny, Spanish Armada
Comments: Same book as “Treasure Beneath the Sea” (#C-5570); includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 392
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first American edition (stated) was published under the title, “Treasure Beneath the Sea”, by A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket and is a large oversize book.
Description: This book overviews underwater archaeological projects off the coasts of England in which the author was an active participant. Included are the “De Liefde”, “HMS Association”, “Amsterdam”, the “Earl of Abergavenny”, the “HMS Assurance” and two Spanish Armada wrecks: “Girona”, and “La Trinidad Valencera”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Treasure Divers

#C-5580
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0720710480
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hollandia, Association, Princesse Maria, Amsterdam, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, Florencia, Colossus, De Liefde, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a list of known wrecks off the British coast; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 246
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (about 1976..no date stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the discovery and exploration of 50 wrecks off the British coast, ranging from Bronze Age traders to 19th century warships. Included are the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Association”, the “Princesse Maria”, the ” De Liefde”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Amsterdam” and three Spanish Armada wrecks: “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “Girona” and “Florencia”.

Treasure Beneath the Sea

#C-5570
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0498014010
Library of Congress: 73-3931
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Liefde, Association, Amsterdam, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Earl of Abergavenny, Assurance, Spanish Armada
Comments: See McDonald, Kendall, “The Wreck Detectives” (#C-5590)
Size: 9.25″ x 12.25″
Pages: 192

The Wreck of the Amsterdam

#C-5040
Marsden, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 009119850X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. Hutchinson published a second revised edition (stated) in 1985 in paperback. The first US edition (First Published in the United States – stated) was published by Stein and Day, Publishers, New York City (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket. This book was also published in Dutch under the title, “De Laatste Reis Van De Amsterdam”, by De Boer Maritieme Handboeken (1974).
Description: This book is the story of the salvage of the Dutch East Indiaman, “Amsterdam”, beached near Hastings, England in 1749 laden with silver bullion. The author is one of the archaeologists who worked on the wreck.