Those Lost Treasures

#C-8372
Wolf, Fred Sr.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Harry Rieseberg, Florencia, Port Royal, Spanish Armada, Roscoe Thompson, Howard Lightbourn, Art Mckee, William Phips, Concepcion
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 80
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Hallandale, Florida (circa 1950), in paperback.
Description: This book includes about 30 sunken and buried treasure tales, as well as several pirate stories. The stories include Harry E. Rieseberg, noted treasure diver and author; the Spanish Armada shipwreck, “Florencia”; Williams Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion”; Art Mckee and his salvage of the 1733 Fleet in the Florida Keys; Port Royal, Jamaica; and describes the salvage of a silver bar in the Bahamas by Roscoe Thompson and Howard Lightbourn. The book ends with “Tom Christ and the Treasure Box”, a fictional story written by Howard Pyle.

The Adventurous Aquanaut

#C-3890
Hauser, Hillary -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332144
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Winfield Scott, Port Royal
Comments: Anthology; includes a bibliography
Size: 6.25″ x 9″
Pages: 508
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, San Pedro, California (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. In 1999, Best republished the book in hardback with a dust jacket (1999 noted).
Description: This anthology of sea stories includes: “In Action Once More” and “Colombia’s Guarded Strongbox” by Harry Rieseberg; an excerpt from “Port Royal Rediscovered” by Robert Marx; an excerpt from “30 Centuries Under the Sea” by Frederic Dumas; and a story by Dick Anderson entitled, “Yes, Virginia, There is a Winfield Scott Treasure”.

Strange Mysteries

#C-3710
Gunning, Thomas G.

ISBN/ISSN: 0396090389
Library of Congress: 86-29217
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Harry Rieseberg
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 95
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a juvenile book of 10 strange tales, including one about Harry Rieseberg (a well-known treasure diver and author) fighting an octopus to gain a sunken treasure. It would appear that the author has taken some liberties with the facts in this exciting story.

Strange Mysteries

#C-3710
Gunning, Thomas G.

ISBN/ISSN: 0396090389
Library of Congress: 86-29217
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Harry Rieseberg
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 95
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a juvenile book of 10 strange tales, including one about Harry Rieseberg (a well-known treasure diver and author) fighting an octopus to gain a sunken treasure. It would appear that the author has taken some liberties with the facts in this exciting story.

1001 Lost, Buried or Sunken Treasures

#C-2280
Coffman, F.L. (Ferris LaVerne)

Library of Congress: 57-8128
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Harry Rieseberg
Comments: Includes a listing of shipwrecks; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 277
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York City (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. There were at least 4 additional printings, including 1958, 1960, 1964 and 1969 editions, with the later dates noted.
Description: This book covers a variety of treasures, including wrecks in the Caribbean, wrecks in Florida, Harry Rieseberg and his exploits, Great Lakes wrecks, and treasure hunts in Gorda Cay, Carysfort Reef and Jupiter Inlet. At the end of the book there is a listing of Western Hemisphere treasure wrecks and their estimated value (in 1957).