The Power and the Glory – The Sculptures of the Warship Wasa

#C-7260
Soop, Hans

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.75”
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition was probably published in Swedish.  The first English language edition (not stated) was published by Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, Stockholm, Sweden (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A second edition was published in 1992, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book illustrates and describes the hundreds of carvings from the “Vasa” shipwreck (1628), which was raised in 1961 and put on display in Stockholm.  There is a fold-out hull plan of the “Vasa” attached in the rear of the book.

Treasure Seekers

#C-6670
Roden, Hans

Library of Congress: 67-23088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Lutine, Hampshire, Oceana, Vigo Bay Galleons, Florencia, Spanish Armada, Grosvenor, Telemaque, Rommel
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 208
Editions: The first edition was published by Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft, Jugenheim/Bergstrasse (1963) under the title “Schatzsucher”. The first English language edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1966), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition was published by Walker and Company, New York City (1967), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of buried and sunken treasures, both lost and found.  Approximately two-thirds of the book concerns sunken treasure, including the “Lutine”, “Oceana”, “HMS Hampshire”, Vigo Bay galleons, “Florencia”, “Grosvenor”, “Telemaque”, and Rommel’s World War II treasure lost off the coast of Corsica.

Men Beneath the Sea

#C-3870
Hass, Hans

Library of Congress: 74-83576
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, 1733 Fleet, Akerendam, Hollandia, Vigo Bay Galleons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 407
Editions: The first edition was in German by Verlag Fritz Molden, Wien-Munchen-Zurich (1973).  The first English translation (stated) was published simultaneously by David and Charles (Holdings) Ltd., London (1975), and Saint Martin’s Press, New York City (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the successes, failures, and tragedies of man’s attempt to conquer and utilize the sea. It includes a chapter on sunken treasure, which describes recoveries from the 1715 Fleet, the 1733 Fleet, the “Akerendam”, the “Hollandia”, the Vigo Bay galleons and some archaeological recoveries from ancient wrecks off the coast of Turkey.