H.M.S. Culloden

#C-6857
Schmitt, Frederick P and Donald E. Schmid

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Culloden
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Maine Historical Association, Mystic, Connecticut (1961), in paperback as Publication No. 38.
Description: This pamphlet describes the wreck of the 74-gun frigate off Montauk Point, New York, during the American Revolution and the excavation of the remains.

Relics, Water and the Kitchen Sink – A Diver’s Guide to Underwater Archaeology

#C-6730
Rowe, Alan R.

ISBN/ISSN: 09611639911
Library of Congress: 79-66955
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts
Comments: Includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sea Sports Publications, Norwalk, Connecticut (1979), in paperback.
Description: This book is for the amateur underwater archaeologist or treasure diver. It tells how and where divers can find underwater artifacts, how to build equipment for salvaging shipwrecks, how to prepare artifacts in the field, and how to treat and clean artifacts at home.

The Children’s Atlas of Lost Treasure

#C-6500
Reid, Struan

ISBN/ISSN: 0761302190
Library of Congress: 96-42453
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Awa Maru, Spanish Armada, Girona, Association, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 13″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the United States of America – stated) was published by the Millbrook Press, Inc., Brookfield, Connecticut (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued) and in paperback.
Description: This well-illustrated adolescent book includes both sunken and buried treasures. Two pages each are devoted to the “Mary Rose”, the “Geldermalsen”, the “Atocha”, the “HMS Association”, the World War II Japanese ship “Awa Maru”, the Spanish Armada ship “Girona”, and ancient Mediterranean shipwrecks.

Treasure Hunters

#C-5990
Nesmith, Robert I. and John S. Potter, Jr.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Art McKee, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner
Comments: Same book as “Treasure Hunter’s Guide” (#C-6000) and “Treasure…How and Where to Find It” (#C-6010); illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.25″
Pages: 144
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Fawcett Publications, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut (1961), in paperback. The book was revised and expanded, and published by the Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York City (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket under the title, “Treasure…How and Where to Find It”. Arco republished the book in 1968 under the title, “Treasure Hunter’s Guide”, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The first edition of this book has a chapter about Art McKee and his recovery of treasure coins and silver bars in the Florida Keys. It also has several chapters at the end of the book about shipwreck artifact recoveries in several geographic areas of the US and Caribbean. The Arco editions (“Treasure…How and Where to Find It” and “Treasure Hunter’s Guide”) add a chapter about the 1715 Fleet and Kip Wagner. Nesmith was the owner of Foul Anchor Archives, a Rye, New York bookstore dedicated to treasure hunting books, and a noted scholar on Spanish American cobs.

Treasure Hunters

#C-5990
Nesmith, Robert I. and John S. Potter, Jr.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Art McKee, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner
Comments: Same book as “Treasure Hunter’s Guide” (#C-6000) and “Treasure…How and Where to Find It” (#C-6010); illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.25″
Pages: 144
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Fawcett Publications, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut (1961), in paperback. The book was revised and expanded, and published by the Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York City (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket under the title, “Treasure…How and Where to Find It”. Arco republished the book in 1968 under the title, “Treasure Hunter’s Guide”, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The first edition of this book has a chapter about Art McKee and his recovery of treasure coins and silver bars in the Florida Keys. It also has several chapters at the end of the book about shipwreck artifact recoveries in several geographic areas of the US and Caribbean. The Arco editions (“Treasure…How and Where to Find It” and “Treasure Hunter’s Guide”) add a chapter about the 1715 Fleet and Kip Wagner. Nesmith was the owner of Foul Anchor Archives, a Rye, New York bookstore dedicated to treasure hunting books, and a noted scholar on Spanish American cobs.

How We Found the Mary Rose

#C-5640
McKee, Alexander

ISBN/ISSN: 0285625241
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 152
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London and simultaneously in Canada (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback. There have been at least 4 additional printings of the paperback edition. The first US edition (stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, New York City (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket. A deluxe leather-bound edition was published by The Eaton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (1991), in hardback.
Description: This is an outstanding book on King Henry VIII’s Tudor flagship, “Mary Rose”, including the unrelenting search for the wreck, the lifting of the wreck intact to the surface, and the ship’s preservation. The book is authored by one of the participants in the search and recovery.

The How-To Book of Skin and Scuba Diving

#C-1953
Cayford, John E.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size:
6.5” x 9.25”
Pages: 112
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Fawcett Publications, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut (1964), in paperback.
Description:
This is one of the early overviews of scuba diving, including chapters on equipment, underwater photography, spearfishing, and marine life.  It also contains a brief chapter on sunken treasure.