Lost Treasures of the West

Williams, Brad and Choral Pepper

ISBN/ISSN: 0030131863
Library of Congress: 74-5127
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Ada Hancock, San Antonio, San Francisco Xavier
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York City and Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited, Toronto (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by the Promontory Press, New York City (1998), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: While this book is primarily about land treasures, there are two chapters about sunken treasures. One chapter recounts the loss of the “Ada Hancock” and the other tells of two Manila galleon losses, the “San Antonio” and the “San Francisco Xavier”.

Treasure Hunting

Steiger, Brad

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Atlantic, Merida, Hussar, Rommel
Comments: Includes listing of treasures by state
Size: 4.25″ x 7″
Pages: 187
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Ace Books, New York City (1967), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of 34 lost, buried and sunken treasures, with a few pages being devoted to each…and then lists 150 lost treasures on a state-by-state basis. Sunken treasure stories include “Le Chameau”, the “Atlantic”, the “Merida”, the “Hussar”, and Rommel’s lost treasure from World War II dumped off the island of Corsica.

The Incredible Search for the Treasure Ship Atocha

Matsen, Brad

ISBN/ISSN: 0766021939
Library of Congress: 2002014311
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher
Comments: Adolescent; includes a glossary and bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Enslow Publishers, Inc., Berkeley Heights, New Jersey (2003), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This adolescent book tells the story in pictures and words of the “Nuestra Senora de Atocha” sinking in 1622, and the subsequent salvage of the treasure by Mel Fisher in the 1970s and 80s.