Mysteries of the Deep

#C-7680
Thorndike, Joseph J. Jr. -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0828104077
Library of Congress: 80-7804
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Teddy Tucker, Burt Webber, Concepcion, Conde de Tolosa, Guadalupe, Tracy Bowden, Spanish Armada, Girona, Santa Maria, Port Royal
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 352
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., New York City (1980), in hardback with a dust jacket. A deluxe edition was also published in hardback with a slipcase (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This illustrated coffee table book includes a section on sunken treasure, underwater archaeology, and an anthology of underwater adventures (which includes several sunken treasure excerpts). It contains chapters about the 1715 Fleet, Teddy Tucker’s Bermuda treasures, Burt Webber’s salvage of the “Concepcion”, the Quicksilver galleons in the Dominican Republic, the “Girona” and “Santa Maria” Spanish Armada wrecks, the sunken city of Port Royal, Jamaica, and several Mediterranean archaeological excavations.

Quest for Adventure with Tracy Bowden

#C-1540
Bowden, Tracy

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Conde de Tolosa, Guadalupe
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 25
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Silver Bank Expeditions Partners, LLC, Miami, Florida (2004), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet describes the author’s excavation of the “Conde de Tolosa” and the “Guadalupe” (the “Quicksilver Galleons”), which sank in 1724 off the coast of the Dominican Republic.  It also describes past salvages of the “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion” by other salvors and the authors intended approach to salvaging the remaining booty.  It is beautifully illustrated in color and pictures many artifacts, jewelry items, ceramics, and coins.

The Quicksilver Galleons

#C-1500
Borrell, Pedro J.

Library of Congress: 84-125863
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Conde de Tolosa, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 122
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Underwater Archaeological Recovery Commission, Dominican Republic (1984), in hardback (with pictorial boards but no dust jacket was issued) and paperback. The hardback edition contains a small plastic case embedded in the front cover with some actual mercury (quicksilver) salvaged from the wreck site of these ships.
Description: This book tells how two Spanish Galleons, the “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe” and “El Conde de Tolosa”, sank in 1724 off the coast of the Dominican Republic…and the salvage of them in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Many of the artifacts recovered are illustrated.

Treasure of the Quicksilver Galleons

#C-1480
Boer, Susan Dudnick

Library of Congress: 82-50614
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Conde de Tolosa, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 11″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (1982), in paperback.
Description: This adolescent paperback book was published as an exhibit catalog (with a fictional background story) for the exhibit of artifacts from the “Conde de Tolosa” and “Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe”, which sank in 1724 off the coast of the Dominican Republic.

Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

#C-1340
Bass, George F. -editor

Library of Congress: 88-50246
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords:
Cayo Nuevo Wreck, 1554 Fleet, San Pedro, San Antonio, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Guadalupe, Conde de Tolosa, Sacramento, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Teddy Tucker, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition was published by Thames and Hudson Ltd., London (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by Thames and Hudson, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Thames and Hudson, Inc., in both London and New York City, in 1996 and this is still in print.
Description: This book is a history of shipwrecks in North and South America based on underwater archaeological discoveries. It begins with pre-Columbian watercraft and extends through the 19th century. One chapter, ‘Treasure Ships of the Spanish Main’, includes descriptions of the Cayo Nuevo wreck off the coast of Mexico, the 1554 Fleet, the “Atocha” from the 1622 Fleet, the “San Pedro” and “San Antonio” wrecks off the coast of Bermuda, the “Concepcion”, the 1733 fleet, the “Guadalupe” and the “Conde de Tolosa” off the coast of the Dominican Republic, and the “Sacramento” off Brazil.