Nautical Archaeology

Wilkes, Bill St. John

ISBN/ISSN: 0812814150
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 294
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Stein and Day Publishers, New York City (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket.  The first UK edition was also published in 1971 in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback by David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, Newton Abbott, England.
Description: This book is one of the first comprehensive works on underwater archaeology.  It includes chapters on search techniques, preservation, excavation, and artifact identification.

In Search of Spanish Treasure

Wignall, Sydney

ISBN/ISSN: 0715382446
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Mary, Revenge, Drake, Gran Griffon, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Bonhomme Richard
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 252
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, London and David & Charles Inc., North Pomfret, Vermont (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of the author’s underwater archaeological exploits, which include a Roman shipwreck, several Spanish Armada wrecks (“Santa Maria de la Rosa” and “Gran Griffon”), the Royal Yacht “Mary”, the “Revenge”, and seeking Sir Francis Drake’s coffin. The author is an esteemed British underwater archaeologist.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.