In Search of Spanish Treasure

#C-8190
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”.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Exploring for Lost Treasure

#C-7430
Stirling, Nora B.

Library of Congress: 60-8305
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Drake, Egypt, Thetis
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12.5″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, New York (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding and a dust jacket.
Description: This large juvenile book includes 10 lost treasure stories, both land and sea. The sunken treasure stories include William Phips and the “Concepcion”, Sir Francis Drake and the 45 tons of silver he dumped into the sea, the “Egypt” and the “Thetis”.

Exploring for Lost Treasure

#C-7430
Stirling, Nora B.

Library of Congress: 60-8305
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Drake, Egypt, Thetis
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12.5″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, New York (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding and a dust jacket.
Description: This large juvenile book includes 10 lost treasure stories, both land and sea. The sunken treasure stories include William Phips and the “Concepcion”, Sir Francis Drake and the 45 tons of silver he dumped into the sea, the “Egypt” and the “Thetis”.

Drake’s Treasure of the South Seas

#C-3305
Fuller, Darwin Lee

ISBN/ISSN: 00738815756
Library of Congress: 00-190578
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated with maps
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 237
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Xlibris Corporation, Philadelphia (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of Sir Francis Drake’s voyage around the world between 1577 and 1580. The author wrote the book while investigating the location where Drake threw 35 tons of captured Spanish treasure over the side on the west coast of Costa Rica or Guatemala. While he doesn’t find the location, he recounts all the evidence of where Drake threw it.

Sunken Cities, Sacred Cenotes & Golden Sharks

#C-1375
Belleville, Bill

ISBN/ISSN: 0820325929
Library of Congress: 2003020881
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Port Royal, Drake
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 233
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia (2004), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book about the author’s diving adventures in North, South and Central America and reads like a travel log.  One chapter describes the author’s visit to the sunken city of Port Royal, Jamaica, and another chapter tells of searching for a sunken galleon and Sir Francis Drake’s lead coffin in Panamanian waters.