On Buried and Sunken Treasure

#C-3330
Furneaux, Rupert

ISBN/ISSN: 0582153832
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 8″
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Longman Young Books, UK (1973), in both hardback with a dust jacket and a pictorial binding. A paperback edition was published by Puffin Books,/Penguin Books, UK (1973).
Description: This adolescent booklet highlights 8 treasures, including chapters on the treasure salvage of 1715 Fleet and the “Concepcion”.

The Great Treasure Hunts

#C-3320
Furneaux, Rupert

Library of Congress: 69-18366
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Florencia, Association, De Liefde, Le Chameau, 1715 Fleet, Thetis, Lutine, Grosvenor, Egypt, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons, Laurentic, Niagara, William Phips, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Odams Books, UK (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First Published in the United States – stated) was published by the Taplinger Publishing Company, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book describes both land and sunken treasures, most of the book is about sunken treasure. The sunken treasures include the “Concepcion”, the “Florencia” of the Spanish Armada, the “HMS Association”, the “De Liefde”, the “Chameau”, the 1715 Fleet off the Florida coast, the “Thetis” off the Brazilian coast, the “Grosvenor” off the South African coast, the “Egypt”, the “Hussar”, the “Lutine”, the Vigo Bay galleons in Spain, the “Laurentic”, and the “Niagara” off the New Zealand coast.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Buried Treasure

#C-3310
Furneaux, Rupert

ISBN/ISSN: 0356061086
Library of Congress: 79-64159
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Concepcion, William Phips, 1715 Fleet, Vigo Bay Galleons, Association, Le Chameau, Egypt
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 61
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Macdonald Educational Ltd., London (1978), in hard back with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). The first US edition was published by the Silver Burdett Company, Morristown, NJ (1979), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: The title of this adolescent book is a misnomer as half of the book is about sunken treasure. These include the “Concepcion”, the Spanish Armada ships “Florencia” and “Girona”, the 1715 Fleet sunk off the coast of Florida, the Vigo Bay galleons in Spain, the “Le Chameau” wreck in Canada, the “Egypt”, and the “HMS Association” which sank in the Isles of Scilly.