Nautical Archaeology

#C-8200
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.

The Enterprise of England – The Spanish Armada

#C-8167
Whiting, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0862994764
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, El Gran Grifon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Alan Sutton Publishing, Limited, Gloucester, England (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Alan Sutton in 1995. The first US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book presents an objective account of the Spanish Armada, including the background to the fleet and an analysis of what precipitated the Spanish defeat. It also recounts the shipwrecks of the Spanish fleet off Scotland and Ireland following the battle and includes one chapter on the archaeological excavation of the wreck sites.

The Loss of the Royal George

#C-7886
Uden, Grant

ISBN/ISSN: 0356031101
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Royal George
Comments: Includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the history and sinking of the “HMS Royal George” in 1782 near Portsmouth, England…and the subsequent salvage of cannon, timber, metals and artifacts from the ship in the 60 years following.

Treasures of the Armada

#C-7410
Stenuit, Robert

ISBN/ISSN: 0715356011
Library of Congress: 71-133603
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 282
Editions: The first edition of this book was published in French in 1971 under the title, “Les Tresors de l’Armada”. The first English language edition was published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, England (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Cardinal/Sphere Books, London (1974). The first US edition was published by E.P. Dutton & Company, New York City (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The first part of this book explores the history of the Spanish Armada, which sailed against England in 1588. The second part of the book tells the story of the author’s research, discovery, and excavation of the Spanish galleass, “Girona”, which had been wrecked off the coast of Ireland. The author is a noted underwater archaeologist.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Shipwreck!

#C-5953
Nash, F.H.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 11.75”
Pages: 23
Editions: The first edition (First Impression – stated) was published by Berfort Reproductions, St. Leonards-On-Sea, UK (1984) in paperback.
Description: This booklet tells the story of the sinking and salvage of the Dutch East Indiaman, “Amsterdam”, beached near Hastings, England in 1749.

Sunken Treasure

#C-5870
Morris, Roland

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Colossus
Comments: Same book as “Treasure Trove Islands” (#C-5880); pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.75″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Penzance, England (no date), in paperback. The first edition has a thin paper cover (not cardboard). A second edition was produced with a cardboard cover wrapped around the thin paper cover (in effect, 2 covers). The pamphlet was later published under the title, “Treasure Trove Islands”.
Description: This pamphlet describes the treasures and artifacts recovered by the author from the waters around the Isles of Scilly, England. Most of the pamphlet is about the “HMS Association”, but references are also made to the “HMS Colossus” (which Roland Morris also salvaged).

A Concise Guide to the Museum of Nautical Art

#C-5848
Morris, Roland

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.5”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Roland Morris, Penzance, England (circa 1971), in paperback.
Description:
This museum pamphlet describes the sinking of the “HMS Association” and shows some of the artifacts recovered.  Roland Morris’ now defunct Museum of Nautical Art illustrated and preserved the many forms of art which were to be found in the construction and in the working of old-time ships.

A Concise Guide to the Museum of Nautical Art

#C-5848
Morris, Roland

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.5”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Roland Morris, Penzance, England (circa 1971), in paperback.
Description:
This museum pamphlet describes the sinking of the “HMS Association” and shows some of the artifacts recovered.  Roland Morris’ now defunct Museum of Nautical Art illustrated and preserved the many forms of art which were to be found in the construction and in the working of old-time ships.

The Golden Wreck

#C-5620
McKee, Alexander

Library of Congress: 62-14030
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Royal Charter
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 221
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second revised edition (stated) was published in 1986 in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback version of the revised edition was published in 1988 by the New English Library. The first US edition (not stated) was published in paperback by Avon Books, New York City (1961). A US hardback edition (with a dust jacket) was published by William Morrow and Company, New York City (1962).
Description: This book tells of the horrific wreck of the steam clipper, “Royal Charter”, off Anglesey, England in 1859, and the subsequent salvage. The ship was carrying 370,000 English Pounds of gold, most of which has never been recovered.

The Golden Wreck

#C-5620
McKee, Alexander

Library of Congress: 62-14030
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Royal Charter
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 221
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second revised edition (stated) was published in 1986 in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback version of the revised edition was published in 1988 by the New English Library. The first US edition (not stated) was published in paperback by Avon Books, New York City (1961). A US hardback edition (with a dust jacket) was published by William Morrow and Company, New York City (1962).
Description: This book tells of the horrific wreck of the steam clipper, “Royal Charter”, off Anglesey, England in 1859, and the subsequent salvage. The ship was carrying 370,000 English Pounds of gold, most of which has never been recovered.