Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

The World Atlas of Treasure

#C-8330
Wilson, Derek

ISBN/ISSN: 0002168774
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Art McKee, 1733 Fleet, San Jose, Tom Gurr, Teddy Tucker, San Pedro, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Girona, Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Hollandia, Gilt Dragon, Batavia, General Grant, Lutine, Egypt, Association
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A book club edition was published by Book Club Associates, London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Pan Books Ltd., London (1982).
Description: This book includes a very large section on sunken treasure, and a somewhat smaller section on underwater archaeology. The sunken treasure section includes an overview of almost all the world’s successfully salvaged treasure wrecks. The archaeology section is limited to ancient shipwreck finds in the Mediterranean Sea.

Watery Graves

#C-8255
Wilkinson, Carole

ISBN/ISSN: 0760849528
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Sea Venture, Royal Charter, Dodington, Mary Rose, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Douro, Vasa
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.75”
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition was published under the title, “Phenomena” by Horwitz Martin, Sydney, Australia (1999) in paperback.  The first US edition was published by Sundance Publishing, Littleton, Massachusetts (2000), in paperback.
Description:
This educational juvenile book briefly describes quite a few treasure wrecks, along with pirates, marine archaeology, and some modern wrecks.  It includes the 1715 Fleet, the “Sea Venture”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Dodington”, the “Mary Rose”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, the “Whydah”, the  “Concepcion”, the “Douro”, and the “Vasa”.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.

Come Hell and High Water

#C-4063
Hood, Jean

ISBN/ISSN: 1580801439
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington
Comments: Includes a bibliography at the end of each chapter; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 400
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain- stated) was published by Conway Books, UK (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A US edition (First Published in the US – stated) was published in 2006 by Burford Books, Short Hills, New Jersey, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a compilation of 17 stories of wrecks, terror, and triumph on the high seas.  Of interest to the treasure hunter is one chapter about the “Dodington,” an East Indiaman that sank off South Africa in 1755 with 653 ounces of gold and 35,000 ounces of silver.  Other wrecks discussed include the “HMS Valiant”, “HMS Queen Elizabeth”, “USS Squalus”, “Kursk”, “Titanic”, “Meduse”, and the “Sirio”.

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.

Clive’s Lost Treasure

#C-1090
Allen, Geoffrey & David Allen

ISBN/ISSN: 0906030072
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10.5″
Pages: 102
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Robin Garton, London (1978), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated book tells the story of the search and salvage of gold from the “Dodington”, an East Indiaman, off the coast of South Africa.

An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the Hon. East-India Company’s Ship Doddington…

#C-1026
No author stated

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington
Comments: Includes a fold-out chart, glossary, and one illustration
Size: 5” x 8”
Pages: 74
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Jacob Jacob, Bookseller, London (1826) in paperback.  The book was republished at a later date as a section in “The Gleaner or Entertainment for the Fireside” by J. Watson.
Description: This book tells the story of the wreck of the “Dodington” in 1755 off the coast of South Africa and the adventures of those who survived the wreck. The information was extracted from the personal journal of an officer who survived the wreck of the “Dodington”…and annotated by an officer aboard the “HMS Stag” who visited the wrecksite in March 1814.