The Story of the Mary Rose

#C-1590
Bradford, Ernie

ISBN/ISSN: 0241107687
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10″
Pages: 207
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., London (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was also published by Book Club Associates, London (1982) in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by W.W. Norton & Company, New York City (1982) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the loss of King Henry VIII’s flagship, the “Mary Rose”, off Portsmouth, England, in 1545, and the subsequent excavation efforts. Approximately half of the book is devoted to the successful recovery of the wreck by the Mary Rose Trust in 1982, the artifacts recovered and the preservation of the hull.

Treasure and Treasure Hunters

#C-1170
Armstrong, Richard -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 241017475
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, Great Basses Reef Wreck
Comments: Anthology
Size: 5.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 203
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., London (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The Children’s Book Club, London, published an edition in 1970, in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (not stated) was published by David White, Publishers, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The US edition was reprinted (stated) in 1971 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This anthology includes 12 treasure stories, 2 of which are about sunken treasures.  Arthur C. Clarke writes about his adventures salvaging an unidentified shipwreck on the Great Basses Reef in Sri Lanka and Sir Robert H. Davis tells of the successful salvage of 3186 gold bars from the White Star liner, “Laurentic”.