Panorama of Treasure Hunting

#C-8230
Wilkins, Harold T.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Merida, Central America, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons, Le Chameau, Telemaque
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 582
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York City (1940), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was also a second printing (stated) in 1940, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book relates numerous treasure stories from all over the globe, both land and sea. Among the sunken treasure stories are the “Merida”, the “SS Central America”, the “Hussar”, the Vigo Bay galleons, “Le Chameau”, and the “Telemaque”. Much of the information in this book is also contained in the author’s earlier books.

Sea Search

#C-7823
Treasure Seekers Magazine -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0974997102
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Brother Jonathan, Winfield Scott, Central America
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 208
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Graphic Image Publications, Agoura Hills, California (2004), in paperback.
Description: This book is a collection of magazine articles about shipwrecks, sunken treasures, salvage and marine mysteries.  There are two chapters on sunken treasure:   ‘Treasure Fleets of the Spanish Main’ and ‘The Big Boom in Treasure Salvage’.  The wrecks described include the “SS Brother Jonathan”, the “Winfield Scott”, and the “SS Central America”.

America’s Lost Treasure

#C-7670
Thompson, Tommy

ISBN/ISSN: 0871137321
Library of Congress: 98-38902
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America
Comments: Lavishly illustrated
Size: 10.75″ x 10.75″
Pages: 191
Editions: The first edition (stated) published by The Atlantic Monthly Press/Roundtable Press, New York City (1998), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A UK edition was published by Avalon Travel Publications (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautiful coffee table book illustrates the magnificent gold coins, bullion and artifacts recovered from the gold rush steamer, “SS Central America”, which sank in 1857 off the coast of North Carolina. This book appears to be a companion to “Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea” (#C-4400).  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales

#C-7200
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396070132
Library of Congress: 74-25671
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Vasa, Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 268
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York City (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published by Dodd Mead in hardback with a dust jacket in 1974. A special Bicentennial Edition was also produced containing real tea from the “Boston Tea Party”, and wood from a number of wrecks.
Description: This book of nautical stories includes the stories of the treasure wreck, “SS Central America”, and the excavation and raising of the “Vasa”, the “Mary Rose” wrecks.

Atlas of Ships Wrecks & Treasure

#C-6270
Pickford, Nigel

ISBN/ISSN: 1564585999
Library of Congress: 93-48856
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Edinburgh, Girona, Concepcion, Vigo Bay Galleons, Whydah, Royal Charter, Central America, Flor do Mar, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a glossary, bibliography and shipwreck listing; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 12.5″
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition was published by Dorling Kindersley, London (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first American edition (stated) was published by Dorling Kindersley, New York City (1994), also in hardback with a dust jacket. There have been at least 5 printings of the US edition. An Australian edition was published by RD Press (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This outstanding, large-size, coffee table book overviews the history and treasures of the more famous ships lost at sea from ancient times through World War II. It includes the “Whydah”, the “HMS Edinburgh”, the “Egypt”, the “Girona”, the Vigo Bay wrecks, the “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion”, the “SS Central America”, the “Flor de la Mar”, and the “Royal Charter, among others. The author is the son of one of the former principals of the famous UK salvage company, Risdon Beazley Ltd.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Scuba America – Volume One – The Human History of Sport Diving

#C-6130
Parry, Zale and Albert Tillman

ISBN/ISSN:  1928638031
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Robert Marx, San Pedro, Teddy Tucker, Matanceros Wreck, Barry Clifford, Whydah, Burt Webber, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Art Mckee, Central America
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.25” x 12.25”
Pages: 501
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Whalestooth Publishing, Olga, WA (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This massive book includes 42 events in the history of skin and scuba diving.  One of these events is about “treasure wrecks” and includes brief stories about Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet, Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” (1622 Fleet), Art McKee and the 1733 Fleet, Bob Marx and the “Maravillas” and the Matanceros Reef wrecks, Teddy Tucker and the “San Pedro” in Bermuda, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, Tommy Thompson and the “S.S. Central America,” and Barry Clifford and the “Whydah”. 

Scuba America – Volume One – The Human History of Sport Diving

#C-6130
Parry, Zale and Albert Tillman

ISBN/ISSN:  1928638031
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Robert Marx, San Pedro, Teddy Tucker, Matanceros Wreck, Barry Clifford, Whydah, Burt Webber, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Art Mckee, Central America
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.25” x 12.25”
Pages: 501
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Whalestooth Publishing, Olga, WA (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This massive book includes 42 events in the history of skin and scuba diving.  One of these events is about “treasure wrecks” and includes brief stories about Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet, Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” (1622 Fleet), Art McKee and the 1733 Fleet, Bob Marx and the “Maravillas” and the Matanceros Reef wrecks, Teddy Tucker and the “San Pedro” in Bermuda, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, Tommy Thompson and the “S.S. Central America,” and Barry Clifford and the “Whydah”. 

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.