Oceans Odyssey 2 – Underwater Heritage Management & Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel & Atlantic Ocean

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Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781842174425
Library of Congress: 2011010640
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Victory, La Marquise de Tourny, Blue China wreck, Ceramics, Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2011), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 18 scholarly articles by a variety of authors, including 7 papers  related to the UNESCO Convention and Underwater Archaeology.  Additional topics include “A  Model for the Museum of the Future”, “A Note on the Wooden Carpenter’s Rule from Odyssey  Shipwreck Site 35F”, “Brass Guns & Balchin’s Victory”, “La Marquise de Tourny”, “The Art &  Archaeology of Privateering”, 4 chapters about “The Jacksonville Blue China Shipwreck” (the ship,  ceramics, clay pipes, and glass), and “Deep-sea Archaeology & U-boat Loss Reassessments”.  The  book is illustrated with a large number of color plates including artifacts and in situ remains.

Chinese Export Porcelain from the Wreck of the Sydney Cove (1797)

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Staniforth, Mark and Mike Nash

ISBN/ISSN: 187549524X
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Sydney Cove, Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated; Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Special Publication No. 12
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 46
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Brolga Press, Australia for the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (1998), in paperback.
Description: This booklet describes the wreck of the “Sydney Cove”, which sank off Tasmania in 1797, and the ceramics recovered from it.

The Wanli Shipwreck and its Ceramic Cargo

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Sjostrand, Sten, Sharipah Lok Lok bt. Syed Idrus

ISBN/ISSN: 9679935744
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Keywords: Wanli, Ceramics
Size: 10.75” x 10.75”
Pages: 360
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Department of Museums, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2007), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This extremely well-illustrated book describes the excavation and ceramic cargo of the “Wanli” shipwreck (~1625) off the east coast of Malaysia.  The book has an incredible number of color plates and is an outstanding reference on Chinese kraak ceramics of the early 17th Century.

Mysteries of Malaysian Shipwrecks

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Sjostrand, Sten, Adi Haji Taha and Samsol Sahar

ISBN/ISSN: 9679935736
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Illustrated
Keywords: Tanjung Simpang, Turiang, Nanyang, Longquan, Royal Nanhai, Xuande, Singtai, Wanli, Anantes, Desaru, Risdam, Diana, Nassau, Ceramics
Size: 10.5” x 10.5”
Pages: 171
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Department of Museums, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2006), in paperback.
Description:
This book provides an overview of underwater archaeology in Malaysia.  Besides presenting several World War II wrecks, the bulk of the book is about 10 ancient wrecks that all contained ceramic cargoes:  “Tanjung Simpang” (960-1127), “Turiang” (~1370), “Nanyang” (~1380), “Longquan” (~1400), “Royal Nanhai” (~1460), “Xuande” (~1540), “Singtai” (~1550), “Wanli” (~1625), “Anantes” (~1795), and “Desaru” (~1830).  The book also mentions the “Risdam” (1727), the “Diana” (1817), and the “Nassau” (1606).  Many ceramics are pictured.

The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes – The Complete Record

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Sheaf, Colin and Richard Kilburn

ISBN/ISSN: 0714880469
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, Michael Hatcher, Hatcher Junk, Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Phaidon-Christie’s Limited, Oxford, UK (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of two shipwrecks containing Chinese porcelain cargoes…the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo) and a wreck known as the “Hatcher Junk”. The book includes many photos of the bullion and porcelain recovered from the wrecks, and a detailed commentary.

Discover the Nanking Cargo

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Selangor Pewter

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 8″
Pages: 11
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Selangor Pewter, Malaysia (no date but probably 1987), in paperback.
Description: This nicely-illustrated pamphlet is a promotional piece for the sale of 700 pieces of porcelain from the wreck of the “Geldermalsen”.

Dragon Sea

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Pope, Frank

ISBN/ISSN: 0151012075
Library of Congress: 2006036324
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hoi An, Ceramics
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 341
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, Florida (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Harvest Books in 2007.
Description: This book tells the story of the excavation of the Hoi An wreck (a 15th century trading ship that sank off the coast of Viet Nam), its cargo of Vietnamese ceramics, the controversy between the and the entrepreneur funding the salvage and the archaeologists who excavated it, and the technical problems in completing the excavation. The author was the archaeological director during the project.

Dragon Sea

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Pope, Frank

ISBN/ISSN: 0151012075
Library of Congress: 2006036324
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hoi An, Ceramics
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 341
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, Florida (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Harvest Books in 2007.
Description: This book tells the story of the excavation of the Hoi An wreck (a 15th century trading ship that sank off the coast of Viet Nam), its cargo of Vietnamese ceramics, the controversy between the and the entrepreneur funding the salvage and the archaeologists who excavated it, and the technical problems in completing the excavation. The author was the archaeological director during the project.

Nanking Cargo – A Private Collection

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Plum Blossoms

Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 28
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Plum Blossoms (Int’l) Ltd., Hong Kong (1987), in paperback.
Description: This private gallery exhibition catalog describes and illustrates pottery, gold bars and ceramics from the Nanking Cargo (Geldermalsen) salvage. The exhibition was held in Hong Kong on February 20, 1987.

The Ceramic Load of the ‘Whitte Leeuw’

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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.