Treasure Island – The Untold Story

Amrhein, John Jr.

ISBN/ISSN: 9780983084303
Library of Congress: 2010915642
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Guadalupe, 1750 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 396
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the New Maritima Press, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (2012), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-researched book describes the trail of Spanish treasure from the time it was loaded aboard the “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe” in Veracruz, Mexico to its theft at Ocracoke, North Carolina, burial on Norman Island, and finally, dispersal around the Caribbean isles.  The second half of the book draws many parallels between the events and places in Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” and the story of the “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe”.