The Practical Book of Cobs – Expanded Fourth Edition

#C-6995
Sedwick, Daniel & Frank

Library of Congress: 2007902077
Category: Coins
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25” x 8.5”
Pages: 254
Editions: The first edition (stated; has gray cover) was published by the author, Maitland, Florida (1987) in paperback. A second edition (stated; white cover) was published in paperback by the author in 1990. The third edition (stated; light yellow cover) was published in paperback by the author and his son, Daniel Sedwick, in Winter Park, Florida (1995).  A fourth and greatly expanded edition was published in 2007 in paperback.
Description: This book is one of the standard references on Spanish cob coins of the New World. Both the author and his now deceased father are considered experts in the field.

Dragon Sea

#C-6388
Pope, Frank

ISBN/ISSN: 0151012075
Library of Congress: 2006036324
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hoi An, Ceramics
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 341
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, Florida (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Harvest Books in 2007.
Description: This book tells the story of the excavation of the Hoi An wreck (a 15th century trading ship that sank off the coast of Viet Nam), its cargo of Vietnamese ceramics, the controversy between the and the entrepreneur funding the salvage and the archaeologists who excavated it, and the technical problems in completing the excavation. The author was the archaeological director during the project.

Dragon Sea

#C-6388
Pope, Frank

ISBN/ISSN: 0151012075
Library of Congress: 2006036324
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hoi An, Ceramics
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 341
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, Florida (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Harvest Books in 2007.
Description: This book tells the story of the excavation of the Hoi An wreck (a 15th century trading ship that sank off the coast of Viet Nam), its cargo of Vietnamese ceramics, the controversy between the and the entrepreneur funding the salvage and the archaeologists who excavated it, and the technical problems in completing the excavation. The author was the archaeological director during the project.

Up for Air

#C-5740
Meier, Frank

Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 287
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York City (1940), in hardback with a dust jacket. There were at least 3 additional printings with the 4th printing being published in 1943.
Description: This autobiography chronicles the author’s adventures in hard hat diving and salvage, both in the war and in commercial ventures. There are some references to the author’s treasure expeditions, but these are covered in more detail in his other books.

Men Under the Sea

#C-5730
Meier, Frank

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt
Size: 4.25″ x 6.25″
Pages: 144
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dell Publishing, New York City (1948), in paperback.
Description: #C-5740 This book is an anthology of stories from the author’s other books, “Up for Air” (#C-5740) and “Fathoms Below” (#C-5720).  It includes the story of the “Egypt” salvage and an unsuccessful trip to Chile looking for sunken gold.

Fathoms Below

#C-5720
Meier, Frank

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Orinoco
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 319
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York City (1943), in hardback with a dust jacket. An Armed Services Edition was published in paperback by the Council on Books in Wartime/E.P Dutton & Co., New York City (1943).
Description: This book is primarily about salvage and wreckers, including operations on the “Maine” and “Normandie”. The book also devotes a chapter to the “Egypt” salvage in the 1930’s and a chapter to the salvage of silver bars from the “Orinoco”.