Buried Treasure

#C-6450
Quarrell, Charles

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 212
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by MacDonald & Evans Ltd., London (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book is mostly about land treasures, as the title implies, it does contain a chapter about the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”, which was wrecked off the Isle of Mull, Scotland, in 1588.

Buried Treasure

#C-6450
Quarrell, Charles

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 212
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by MacDonald & Evans Ltd., London (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book is mostly about land treasures, as the title implies, it does contain a chapter about the Spanish Armada ship, “Florencia”, which was wrecked off the Isle of Mull, Scotland, in 1588.

Treasure Recovery from Sand and Sea

#C-3370
Garrett, Charles

ISBN/ISSN: 0915920514
Library of Congress: 87-063128
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Same book as “The New Treasure Recovery from Sand & Sea” (#C-3360); includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 409
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Ram Books, Dallas, Texas (1988), in paperback.  A second edition (stated) was published in 1990 by Ram Books in paperback and was titled, “The New Treasure Recovery From Sand & Sea”.
Description: While this book is largely about metal detecting, there is a section that recounts the successes of various treasure salvors. Also, there is a lengthy chapter on “Where and How to Search Ocean Sites” that deals entirely with underwater treasure hunting.

The Greatest Treasure-Hunting Stories Ever Told

#C-3008
Elliott, Charles -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1585746835
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Phips, Laurentic
Comments: Anthology
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 292
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Lyons Press, Guildford, Connecticut (2003), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This anthology includes 21 land and sea treasure stories…of both fact and fiction.  There are two true sunken treasure stories: the story of the Laurentic (excerpted from Pierre de Latil’s book, “Sunken Treasure” – #C-4690) and the story of William Phips and the “Concepcion” (excerpted from Cotton Mather’s book, “The Life of Sir William Phips” – #C-5460).

Treasure Hunt

#C-2918
Earle, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 9780413776389
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion; William Phips, Thetis, Vigo Bay Galleons, Merchant Royal, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Florencia, Vasa, Campen, Charles, Jesus Maria del la Limpia Concepcion, Santo Christo de Castello, Guinea Frigate, San Jose, Slot ter Hooge, Vansittart, Meresteijn, Princess Louisa, Dodington, Hollandia, Royal Anne Galley, Gran Grifon, Edinburgh, Adelaar, Anna Catharina, tVliegent Hart, Triumphant, Royal George, Hartwell, Abergavenny, Maracaibo
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 383
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Methuen Publishing Ltd., London (2007), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A paperback edition was published by Methuen in 2008.  A US edition (First US Edition – stated) was published by Thomas Dunne Books, New York City (2008) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about the early days of professional sunken treasure hunting (1687-1830s)…beginning with William Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion” and ending with development of a “modern” diving suit.  It is significant to the treasure hunter because it specifies what treasure was reportedly aboard a multitude of shipwrecks and what was actually recovered between 1687 and the 1830s.

Unlocking Adventure

#C-2390
Courtney, Charles

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Hampshire, Egypt, Lord Kitchener
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ 8.25″
Pages: 335
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Whittlesey House, New York City (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. A British edition was published in 1951 by Robert Hale Ltd. in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This autobiography is about one of the world’s most famous locksmiths and safe crackers. The book tells how he opened the safe recovered off the “Egypt” and of his misadventures on a treasure salvage expedition to recover the gold from the British cruiser, “HMS Hampshire”.