Diving and Salvage

#C-3770
Hammond, Rolt

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vasa, Thetis, Egypt
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 143
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Limited, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While the beginning of this book discusses salvage techniques and equipment, most of the book is about actual shipwreck salvage operations. The book includes chapters about the salvage and raising of the “Vasa”, and the treasure recoveries from the “Thetis” and the “Egypt”.

The Reluctant Adventurer

#C-3090
Falcon-Barker, Ted

Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Limited, London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This autobiography tells of the author’s exciting adventures yachting, gun-running, exploring a sunken Greek city, and includes one chapter on the author’s experiences salvaging a shipwreck.

The Reluctant Adventurer

#C-3090
Falcon-Barker, Ted

Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Limited, London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This autobiography tells of the author’s exciting adventures yachting, gun-running, exploring a sunken Greek city, and includes one chapter on the author’s experiences salvaging a shipwreck.

Treasures of the World

#C-1970
Charroux, Robert

Library of Congress: 66-26649
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay Galleons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain- stated) was published by Frederick Muller Limited, London (1966), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., New York City (1966), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is almost entirely about land treasures, but does contain one chapter entitled, “Galleons and Gold of the New World”. This chapter gives a historical perspective and tells the story of the Vigo Bay wrecks (and attempted salvage).

The Underwater Handbook

#C-1752
Burke, Edmund

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay Galleons, William Phips, Concepcion, Rio de Janeiro, Florencia, San Fernando, Golden Hind, Laurentic
Comments: Includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8″
Pages: 260
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Limited, London (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book is primarily about skin and scuba diving, it includes a chapter primarily about treasure salvage, describing the Vigo Bay galleons, the “Concepcion”, the “Florencia”, the Rio de Janeiro”, the “San Fernando”, the “Golden Hinde”, and the “Laurentic”.