Small Arms of the Spanish Treasure Fleets

#C-8147
Wells, Noel

ISBN/ISSN: 0974712515
Category: Weapons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 172
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Rock Bottom Publications, Dallas, Texas (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This book describes the weapons used aboard ships in Spanish Colonial America, including pole arms, swords, knives, boarding axes, crossbows, guns, and hand grenades.  It also includes chapters on Indian weapons, Columbus, horses and dogs.

The World’s Richest Wrecks

#C-5385
Marx, Robert F. and Jenifer Marx

ISBN/ISSN: 0981899114
Library of Congress: 2008050976
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 420
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by RAM Books, Dallas, Texas (2009), in paperback.
Description: This book is an expansion of Marx’s previous book, “New World Shipwrecks,” and now includes shipwrecks in Africa, Europe, the Azores and Atlantic islands, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Each geographic area has a brief introduction, and then the author devotes a paragraph to each individual shipwreck.

Sunken Treasure – How to Find It

#C-5350
Marx, Robert F.

ISBN/ISSN: 0915920743
Library of Congress: 90-63186
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 400
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Ram Books, Dallas (1990), in paperback.
Description: This book is an excellent overview of both underwater archaeology and treasure hunting, including the history of the Spanish galleons, and researching, locating, salvaging and identifying shipwrecks.