Panorama of Treasure Hunting

#C-8230
Wilkins, Harold T.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Merida, Central America, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons, Le Chameau, Telemaque
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 582
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York City (1940), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was also a second printing (stated) in 1940, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book relates numerous treasure stories from all over the globe, both land and sea. Among the sunken treasure stories are the “Merida”, the “SS Central America”, the “Hussar”, the Vigo Bay galleons, “Le Chameau”, and the “Telemaque”. Much of the information in this book is also contained in the author’s earlier books.

The Mid-Atlantic Treasure Coast

#C-8030
Voynick, Stephen M.

ISBN/ISSN: 0912608161
Library of Congress: 82-18846
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Juno, Hussar, Sindia, Republic, De Braak, Faithful Steward, Merida, 1750 Fleet, La Galga
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 164
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Middle Atlantic Press, Wallingford, Pennsylvania (1984), in paperback. A second printing was published that is identical in every respect to the first edition except that the publisher’s address is in Wilmington, Delaware.
Description: This book is about treasure wrecks in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia. Some of the wrecks included are the: “Juno”, “Hussar”, “Sindia”, “Republic”, “HMS De Braak”, “Faithful Steward”, “Merida” and the 1750 fleet. The book also identifies the coin beaches where treasures have washed up, which should be of interest to metal detectorists.

They Found Gold – The Story of Successful Treasure Hunts

#C-7980
Verrill, A. Hyatt

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, William Phips, Santa Margarita, Golden Hind, Hussar, Merida, Laurentic
Comments: Includes a descriptive list of undiscovered treasures in America and a list of discovered treasures; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 267
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York City (1936), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by The Rio Grande Press, Inc., Glorieta, New Mexico (1972), in hardback with no dust jacket and is marked “First Printing”. A paperback edition was also published by The Rio Grande Press in 1989.
Description: This book overviews 17 successful treasure hunts on both land and under the sea.  Regarding sunken treasure, it includes the author’s 2 trips to Silver Shoals seeking the “Concepcion”, dredging for the “Golden Hind”, the “Santa Margarita”, the steamship “Merida” (which was supposed to be carrying Emperor Maximilian’s wealth), the “Hussar” (a Revolutionary War pay ship which sank in New York’s East River), and the salvage of the liner, “Laurentic”.

Treasure – Man’s 25 Greatest Quests for Eldorado

#C-7780
Tompkins, B.A. -editor

SBN/ISSN: 0812908104
Library of Congress: 78-20676
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Vigo Bay Galleons, Hussar, Lutine, Egypt, Merida, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 253
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Times Books, New York City and Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Ltd., Toronto (1979), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the facts and fantasies of treasure and treasure hunters from the plunder of Cortez through the search for Hitler’s gold after World War II. It includes chapters on the 1554 Fleet, the Vigo Bay galleons, the 1715 Fleet, the “Hussar”, the “Lutine”, the “Egypt”, the “Lusitania”, the “Merida”, and the “Concepcion”.

Unnatural Resources – True Stories of American Treasure

#C-7760
Titler, Dale M.

ISBN/ISSN: 0139389105
Library of Congress: 73-2578
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, 1733 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Hussar, De Braak
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket. Prentice-Hall also published a paperback edition in 1973 and a second printing (stated) in 1973.
Description: This adolescent book about buried treasure, lost mines, and sunken treasure includes chapters about Florida’s golden galleons (the 1622, 1715, and 1733 Fleets), the “Hussar”, and the “HMS De Braak” wrecks.

Treasure Hunting

#C-7400
Steiger, Brad

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, Atlantic, Merida, Hussar, Rommel
Comments: Includes listing of treasures by state
Size: 4.25″ x 7″
Pages: 187
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Ace Books, New York City (1967), in paperback.
Description: This book tells the story of 34 lost, buried and sunken treasures, with a few pages being devoted to each…and then lists 150 lost treasures on a state-by-state basis. Sunken treasure stories include “Le Chameau”, the “Atlantic”, the “Merida”, the “Hussar”, and Rommel’s lost treasure from World War II dumped off the island of Corsica.

True Tales of Buried Treasure

#C-7220
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, De Braak, Hussar, Le Chameau
Comments: Illustrated
Size; 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1951), in hardback with a dust jacket. A special limited edition of 146 copies was produced of the 1951 book, with each copy “signed by the author and containing pirate treasure found by the author and described in the last chapter.” The book has been reprinted in hardback at least 16 times (with all printings subsequent to the first edition stated). The book was then revised in 1960. A UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is one of the all time treasure hunting classics, written by a master storyteller. The book includes 18 chapters of the most famous treasure stories and the author’s personal treasure hunting adventures, several of which concern sunken treasure (contrary to the title). Included are the story of William Phips finding the “Concepcion” near Hispaniola; the pirate ship, “Whydah”, which sank off the coast of Cape Cod; “Le Chameau” which sank off Nova Scotia in 1725; the “Hussar” which sank just north of what was then New York City in 1780; the “HMS De Braak” which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798; and the author’s trip to Bermuda searching for sunken Spanish galleons.

Finders Keepers

#C-7160
Smith, Warren

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, De Braak, El Faunte, Yankee Blade, Hussar
Comments: Includes a listing of shipwrecks
Size: 4″ x 7″
Pages: 158
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Belmont Books, New York City (1967), in paperback.
Description: This book is primarily about land treasures, but includes chapters about “Le Chameau”, “HMS De Braak”, “El Faunte”, “Yankee Blade” and “Hussar”. There is also a chapter listing known treasure wrecks, with a very brief description of each.

Treasures Beneath the Sea

#C-7110
Silverberg, Robert

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Lutine, Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Niagara, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 78
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). A paperback edition was published by Scholastic Book Services, New York City (1971) with First Printing stated. It has been reprinted many times subsequently.
Description: This juvenile book tells the story of six treasure wrecks: the “Lutine”, the “Egypt”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the “Niagara”, the “Hussar” and the Vigo Bay (Spain) galleons. It also has a chapter about the coins from the Philippine treasury dumped in Manila Bay during World War II.

Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold

#C-6920
Schwartz, Alvin

Library of Congress: 88-45326
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Thetis, Hussar, De Braak
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 9.5″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York City, and Collins Publishers, Toronto (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second hardback printing was published in 1989 and a third printing in 1993. A paperback edition was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1993).
Description: This adolescent book includes buried, lost and sunken treasure. In several chapters, the story is told of the pirate ship “Whydah”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the “Thetis”, the pay ship “Hussar”, the “HMS De Braak” and Mel Fisher’s “Atocha” salvage.