Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

The World Atlas of Treasure

#C-8330
Wilson, Derek

ISBN/ISSN: 0002168774
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Art McKee, 1733 Fleet, San Jose, Tom Gurr, Teddy Tucker, San Pedro, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Girona, Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Hollandia, Gilt Dragon, Batavia, General Grant, Lutine, Egypt, Association
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A book club edition was published by Book Club Associates, London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Pan Books Ltd., London (1982).
Description: This book includes a very large section on sunken treasure, and a somewhat smaller section on underwater archaeology. The sunken treasure section includes an overview of almost all the world’s successfully salvaged treasure wrecks. The archaeology section is limited to ancient shipwreck finds in the Mediterranean Sea.

Deep Sea Treasure

#C-8300
Williams, Mark

ISBN/ISSN: 434866601
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Association, Witte Leeuw, Colossus, Hollandia
Comments: Includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 180
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by William Heinemann Ltd., London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book gives a brief overview of the Spanish treasure fleets, a short history of diving and then includes a chapter about each of the following wrecks: the 1715 Fleet, the “HMS Association”, the “Witte Leeuw”, the “Hollandia” and the “HMS Colossus”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Tales – Shipwrecks & Salvage

#C-6980
Sebring, Thomas H.

ISBN/ISSN: 0961773502
Library of Congress: 86-072052
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Atocha, Maravillas, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, De Liefde, Akerendam, Vigo Bay Galleons, Association, Lucayan Beach Wreck, Whydah, Le Chameau, De Braak, Athenienne, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Meeresteijn
Comments: Includes a bibliography and worldwide listing of salvaged treasure wrecks; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Cooke Publishing Company, Devon, Pennsylvania (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book has it all…chapters on the Spanish treasure fleets; Dutch, English and French treasure wrecks; captured treasure from ships; pirate wrecks; treasure coins; and treasure hunters. Shipwrecks include the “Concepcion”, the “Atocha”, the “Maravillas”, the 1715 Fleet, the 1733 Fleet, the “Batavia”, the “Vergulde Draeck” (Gilt Dragon), the “De Liefde”, the “Akerendam”, the Vigo Bay galleons, the “HMS Association”, the Lucayan Beach wreck (“Nuestra Senora de los Remedios”), the “Whydah”, “Le Chameau”, the “HMS De Braak”, the “Athenienne”, the “Slot ter Hooge”, the “Hollandia”, and the “Meeresteijn”. The book even includes a worldwide listing of salvaged treasure wrecks. It is a factual reference.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Treasure Divers

#C-5580
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0720710480
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hollandia, Association, Princesse Maria, Amsterdam, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, Florencia, Colossus, De Liefde, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a list of known wrecks off the British coast; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 246
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (about 1976..no date stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the discovery and exploration of 50 wrecks off the British coast, ranging from Bronze Age traders to 19th century warships. Included are the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Association”, the “Princesse Maria”, the ” De Liefde”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Amsterdam” and three Spanish Armada wrecks: “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “Girona” and “Florencia”.

A Reconstruction of the Treasure of the Amsterdam and the Hollandia, and Their Significance

#C-5027
Marsden, Peter

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam, Hollandia
Comments: Magazine article reprint; includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75” x 9.75”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition was published in “The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology”, Vol. 7, Number 2 (May 1978).  A reprint edition was subsequently published in paperback.
Description:
This magazine article reprint highlights the historical value of the coins and bullion found aboard the “Amsterdam” and “Hollandia” shipwrecks, and attempts to interpret them against the general patterns of trade at that time.

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.

Treasure – Lost, Found & Undiscovered

#C-3690
Groushko, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 0894718517
Library of Congress: 90-81607
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Concepcion, William Phips, Kronan, Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Association, Hollandia
Comments: Same book as “Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered” (#C-3687); lavishly illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 13″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Quintet Publishing Limited, London (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. The second UK edition was published by Greenwich Editions, London (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket. A third UK edition was published by the Chancellor Press, London (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket under the title, “Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered”. The first US edition was produced by Courage/Running Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second US edition was published by Shooting Star Press, New York City (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautifully-illustrated large coffee table book includes all kinds of treasures, and devotes a chapter to sunken treasure. Shipwrecks mentioned include the 1715 Fleet, the “Atocha”, the “Concepcion”, the “Kronan, the “Mary Rose”, the “Geldermalsen”, the “HMS Association” and the “Hollandia”.

Scilly Divers

#C-3555
Gooding, Norm

ISBN/ISSN: 0907205011
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Roland Morris, Colossus, Hollandia, Romney, Eagle (UK), Princess Maria
Comments: Author is stated as “Norm”, but last name is “Gooding”; on the title page this book is entitled, Divers of Scilly; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 54
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Isles of Scilly, UK (no date is stated but it was probably published in the late 1970s), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of the various treasure salvage operations off the Isles of Scilly in the 1960s and 1970s. The shipwrecks include the “HMS Association”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Romney”, “HMS Eagle” and the “Princess Maria”. The author lived in the Scillies at the time and does an excellent job recounting the history of salvaging these vessels, including many personal stories about Roland Morris, Rex Cowan, Terry Hiron and others.

Hollandia Compendium

#C-3390
Gawronski, Jerzy, Bas Kist and Odilia Stokvis-Van Boetzelaer

ISBN/ISSN: 0444894152
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hollandia
Comments: Includes a bibliography at the end of each section; well-illustrated
Size: 12″ x 9.25″
Pages: 529
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Elsevier, Amsterdam (1992), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This very large book is a comprehensive and scholarly catalog of the artifacts recovered from the “Hollandia”, a VOC (Dutch East India Company) ship that sank off the Scilly Islands in 1743. Additionally, the book is a lexicon of administrative usage of the VOC, it discusses the significance of the VOC shipwrecks and the development of the historical-archaeological discipline for the study these wrecks.