The Undersea

#C-3174
Flemming, N.C. editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0025387405
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Gran Grifon, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Vasa, Mary Rose, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5” x 12.25”
Pages: 319
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Rainbird Publishing Group Limited, London (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket.  The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Macmillan Publishing Co., New York City (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This huge book includes a wide variety of ocean topics, including the ocean floor, plant life, sea animals, divers, submarines, marine law and underwater archaeology.  The fairly extensive chapter on underwater archaeology includes tools and techniques, standards in excavation, wrecks of the ancient world, Byzantine shipwrecks, the raising of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa”, the salvage by Kip Wagner of the 1715 Fleet, and the excavation of 4 Spanish Armada wrecks: the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, the “Gran Grifon”, and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”.

Treasure Hunt

#C-2918
Earle, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 9780413776389
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion; William Phips, Thetis, Vigo Bay Galleons, Merchant Royal, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Florencia, Vasa, Campen, Charles, Jesus Maria del la Limpia Concepcion, Santo Christo de Castello, Guinea Frigate, San Jose, Slot ter Hooge, Vansittart, Meresteijn, Princess Louisa, Dodington, Hollandia, Royal Anne Galley, Gran Grifon, Edinburgh, Adelaar, Anna Catharina, tVliegent Hart, Triumphant, Royal George, Hartwell, Abergavenny, Maracaibo
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 383
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Methuen Publishing Ltd., London (2007), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A paperback edition was published by Methuen in 2008.  A US edition (First US Edition – stated) was published by Thomas Dunne Books, New York City (2008) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about the early days of professional sunken treasure hunting (1687-1830s)…beginning with William Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion” and ending with development of a “modern” diving suit.  It is significant to the treasure hunter because it specifies what treasure was reportedly aboard a multitude of shipwrecks and what was actually recovered between 1687 and the 1830s.