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 Underwater World

#C-7570
Tassos, John

Library of Congress: 57-5557
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Teddy Tucker
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 242
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. Prentice-Hall published a second printing in 1960, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is one of the early works on skin and scuba diving, and spear fishing. It includes 14 pages on underwater treasure hunting and overviews Teddy Tucker’s successes in Bermuda.

Naval Cannon

#C-5925
Munday, John

ISBN/ISSN: 0852638442
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury, UK (1987), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet provides an brief overview of English ordnance and gunnery practices.

The True Book About Buried Treasure

#C-5780
Merrett, John

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Spanish Armada, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Santa Anna
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 143
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Frederick Muller Ltd., London (1958), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While the bulk of this adolescent book deals with land treasures, two chapters concern the Spanish Armada ships, “San Juan de Sicilia”, “Girona” and “Santa Anna”.

The Sunken Treasures of a Dutch East Indiaman

#C-4760
Levie, John -editor

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: tVliegent Hart
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by tVliegent Hart Recoveries, Amstelveen, Netherlands (1990), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet briefly describes the salvage of the “tVliegent Hart”, which sank in 1735 off the coast of Holland.

Pret Vliegend Hart

#C-4758
Levie, John

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: tVliegent Hart
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated; in both Dutch and English
Size: 6.5” x 9”
Pages: 24
Editions: This reprint was copied from “TVliegenthard, rapport van de campagne” (1982).  It was published by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (1983) in paperback.
Description:
This pamphlet was designed to accompany the wine bottles that were salvaged from the “tVliegent Hart” and sold to collectors.  It includes the history of the wreck, the various salvage attempts, and the wines that were found in the wreck.

Lost at Sea – True Stories of Disaster

#C-3805
Harris, John

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Hampshire, Royal George, Grosvenor, Lutine, Florencia, Spanish Armada, Association, Roland Morris, Colossus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.5″
Pages: 244
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Methuen London, (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. Guild Publishing, London, also published a hardback edition (with a dust jacket) in 1990. A paperback edition was published by Mandarin Paperbacks, London, in 1991.
Description: This book describes mostly modern shipwrecks, although it does have a fairly lengthy chapter on treasure wrecks, including specific sections on the “HMS Royal George”, the “Grosvenor”, the “HMS Lutine”, the “Florencia”, and the “HMS Hampshire”. Additionally, there are several pages about the “HMS Association”, “HMS Colossus”, and Roland Morris.

The Lost Treasure of the Concepcion

#C-3650
Grissim, John

ISBN/ISSN: 068803635X
Library of Congress: 80-14653
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 207
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York City (1980), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the salvage of the “Concepcion” by William Phips in 1687, and then tells the story of Burt Webber’s search for, rediscovery, and salvage of the “Concepcion” in the late 1970’s.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Living Like a Lord

#C-3530
Godley, John

Library of Congress: 56-5056
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Rommel
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 263
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., London (1955), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition was published by the Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1956), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the autobiography of Lord Kilbracken (John Godley). One chapter tells the complete history of the dumping of Rommel’s North African treasure in the ocean off Corsica during the latter days of WWII…and the subsequent salvage attempts.

The Search for the Santa Maria

#C-3300
Frye, John

SBN/ISSN: 0396067409
Library of Congress: 72-7919
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Santa Maria, Columbus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 174
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., New York City (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of Columbus’s first trip to America, the loss of the “Santa Maria” near Cape Haitien, Haiti, and Fred Dickson’s unsuccessful search for the remains.