The Wonders of Salvage

#C-5450
Masters, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada, Lutine, Skyro, Oceana, Hamilla Mitchell, Laurentic
Comments: Adult version of “The Boys’ Book of Salvage” (#C-5410), illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 7.75″
Pages: 235
Editions: The first edition was published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London (1924), in hardback (probably with a dust jacket). A second revised edition (stated) was also published in 1924 in hardback (probably with a dust jacket). Many subsequent editions were also published in the UK by John Lane The Bodley Head and Eyre & Spottiswoode. The first American edition was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1924), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The first half of this book covers treasure salvage and includes the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”, “HMS. Lutine”, “Skyro”, the “Oceana”, the “Hamilla Mitchell” and the “Laurentic”. The second half of the book is about the salvage of modern ships and non-precious cargoes, much of it related to World War I.

The Boys’ Book of Salvage

#C-5410
Masters, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada, Lutine, Skyro, Oceana, Hamilla Mitchell, Laurentic
Comments: Adolescent version of “The Wonders of Salvage” (#C-5450); illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.75″
Pages: 268
Editions: The first edition was published by The Junior Literary Guild, Inc./Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc., New York City (1929), in hardback (probably with a dust jacket).  An adult version of this book was published under the title, “The Wonders of Salvage” (#C-5450).
Description: The first half of this adolescent book covers treasure salvage and includes the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”, “HMS. Lutine”, “Skyro”, the “Oceana”, the “Hamilla Mitchell” and the “Laurentic”. The second half of the book is about the salvage of modern ships and non-precious cargoes, much of it related to World War I.