Martin, Colin and Geoffrey Parker
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton, London (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. Guild Publishing, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1988. Penguin Books, London, published a paperback edition in 1989. A revised edition (stated) was published by the Manchester University Press, England (1999), in paperback. The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book retells the story of the Spanish Armada, based on newly uncovered documents and recent underwater archaeological finds. One of the authors is an eminent underwater archaeologist who salvaged three of the Armada wrecks and the other is a recognized professor of history. Many artifacts are pictured and discussed. Additionally, there is a chapter on Armada artillery.