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”.

The Real Book about Treasure Hunting

#C-1780
Burton, Hal

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, Egypt, Niagara, Santa Margarita, Oceana, Hussar
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 190
Editions: The first edition (not stated, but “Deluxe Edition” noted on the inside flap of the dust jacket) was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, NY (1953), in hardback (tan boards) with a dust jacket. There was also a book club edition (noted only on the bottom of the inside flap of the dust jacket) published by Garden City Books (1953), in hardback (gray boards) with a dust jacket. A UK edition was published by Dobson, London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book includes one chapter on sunken treasure. It very briefly tells the story of the bullion salvaged from 4 liners: “Laurentic”, the “Egypt”, the “Niagara, and “Oceana”. It also briefly mentions the Revolutionary War pay ship, “Hussar”, sunk just north of what was then New York City, and the Spanish galleon, “Santa Margarita”, supposedly sunk near Palm Beach, Florida, in 1595.