Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

Shipwrecks & Sunken Treasure in Southeast Asia

#C-8150
Wells, Tony

ISBN/ISSN: 9812045430
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Flor Do Mar, Vung Tau, Geldermalsen, Marie Therese
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 9″
Pages: 159
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Times Editions Pte. Ltd., Singapore (1995), in paperback.
Description: This is the only comprehensive book I’ve seen on shipwrecks in Southeast Asia.  It includes brief references to 450 wrecks, and more detailed information on several treasure and ceramic wrecks: the “Hatcher Junk”, the “Flor Do Mar” (one of the richest wrecks of all times), the “Vung Tau”, the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), the “Thailand Junk”, and the “Marie Therese”. Approximately half of the book is a listing of sunken Asian wrecks, organized by country/area.

The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes – The Complete Record

#C-7050
Sheaf, Colin and Richard Kilburn

ISBN/ISSN: 0714880469
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, Michael Hatcher, Hatcher Junk, Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Phaidon-Christie’s Limited, Oxford, UK (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of two shipwrecks containing Chinese porcelain cargoes…the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo) and a wreck known as the “Hatcher Junk”. The book includes many photos of the bullion and porcelain recovered from the wrecks, and a detailed commentary.

Discover the Nanking Cargo

#C-7020
Selangor Pewter

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 8″
Pages: 11
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Selangor Pewter, Malaysia (no date but probably 1987), in paperback.
Description: This nicely-illustrated pamphlet is a promotional piece for the sale of 700 pieces of porcelain from the wreck of the “Geldermalsen”.

The Children’s Atlas of Lost Treasure

#C-6500
Reid, Struan

ISBN/ISSN: 0761302190
Library of Congress: 96-42453
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Awa Maru, Spanish Armada, Girona, Association, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 13″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the United States of America – stated) was published by the Millbrook Press, Inc., Brookfield, Connecticut (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued) and in paperback.
Description: This well-illustrated adolescent book includes both sunken and buried treasures. Two pages each are devoted to the “Mary Rose”, the “Geldermalsen”, the “Atocha”, the “HMS Association”, the World War II Japanese ship “Awa Maru”, the Spanish Armada ship “Girona”, and ancient Mediterranean shipwrecks.

Nanking Cargo – A Private Collection

#C-6348
Plum Blossoms

Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 28
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Plum Blossoms (Int’l) Ltd., Hong Kong (1987), in paperback.
Description: This private gallery exhibition catalog describes and illustrates pottery, gold bars and ceramics from the Nanking Cargo (Geldermalsen) salvage. The exhibition was held in Hong Kong on February 20, 1987.

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.

The Geldermalsen – History and Porcelain

#C-4330
Jorg, C.J.A.

ISBN/ISSN: 9070295296
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics, Michael Hatcher
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 123
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Kemper Publishers, Groningen (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book begins by telling the story of the VOC and life in Canton, China in 1751.
However, most of the book is about the shipwreck of the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), which sank near Singapore in 1752, and it’s fabulous cargo of ceramics. The wreck was salvaged by Michael Hatcher in 1985.

Riches from Wrecks – The Recovery of Sunken Cargoes

#C-4010
Hinds, Fergus

ISBN/ISSN: 0851746233
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Empire Manor, Glenartney, Edinburgh, Awa Maru, Michael Hatcher, John Barry, Geldermalsen
Comments: Includes 7 maps; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 134
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland (1995), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is about salvaging non-ferrous metals, both precious and non-precious. It includes salvage of the “Empire Manor”, the “Glenartney”, and the “HMS Edinburgh”. It also includes some information about the “Awa Maru”, the “USS John Barry” and working with Michael Hatcher on the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo) in the Far East.

The Nanking Cargo

#C-3880
Hatcher, Michael and Antony Thorncroft

ISBN/ISSN: 0241121175
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Geldermalsen, ceramics
Comments: Lavishly illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.75″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton, London (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of the search for, and salvage of, the “Geldermalsen”, a Dutch East Indiaman that sank in 1752 off the coast of Singapore (also known as the Nanking Cargo wreck). The wreck was salvaged by Michael Hatcher in 1985 and yielded an astounding cargo of Chinese porcelain and much gold.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.