The Treasure of 1622

#C-7820
Treasure Salvors, Inc.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; lavishly illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12″
Pages: 30
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Treasure Salvors, Inc., Key West, Florida (1979), in paperback.
Description: This large, lavishly-illustrated pamphlet tells the story of the finding and salvage of the “Atocha” and “Margarita” wrecks, which sank in a hurricane in 1622 off of Key West, Florida. The pamphlet was designed to attract investors.

Treasure Coins of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha & the Santa Margarita

#C-7605
Tedesco, Carol

ISBN/ISSN: 9780982115183
Library of Congress: 2010044676
Category: Coins
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 33
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by SeaStory Press, Key West, Florida (2010), in  paperback.
Description: This book is a primer on the coins recovered from the 1622 Fleet.  It includes the history   of the “Spanish dollar”, cleaning and grading the coins, the assayers of each mint, and pictures   examples of coins from the Mexico City, Lima, Potosi, Panama City, Santa Fe de Bogota, and  Cartagena mints.

Diving Into Glory

#C-7048
Shaughnessy, Carol

ISBN/ISSN: 0972524894
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Henrietta Marie, St. Johns Wreck, Artifacts
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 11.25” x 8.75”
Pages: 80
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, Key West, Florida (2004), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description:
This well-illustrated book tells the story of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and its various projects over the past 22 years…the “Atocha”, the “Santa Margarita”, the salve ship “Henrietta Marie”, and the St. Johns (Bahamas) wreck (believed to be the “Santa Clara”).  Many artifacts are pictured.

A Deadly Path to Treasure

#C-5825
Moran, Robert C.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Mel Fisher
Comments: PDF file on a DVD; illustrated with 164 color pictures; includes a bibliography after some  chapters
Pages: 280
Editions: This book is in PDF format and distributed by the author on a DVD.  It was produced in 2011.
Description: This autobiography, which is a PDF file distributed on a DVD, describes the author’s multitude of adventures, including his many years at Treasure Salvors, Inc. in Key West, Florida.  As Executive Vice President of the company, he worked closely with Mel Fisher and was intimately involved in the salvage of the “Atocha” and “Santa Margarita”.  The book traces Mel Fisher’s start in treasure hunting with Kip Wagner on the 1715 Fleet through to the culmination of Mel’s career, the successful salvage of the “motherlode” on the “Atocha”.  The author provides an excellent first-person description of the challenges and successes of Treasure Salvors.

Mel Fisher – “The World’s Greatest Treasure Hunter”

#C-5600
McHaley, Bleth and Wendy Tucker

ISBN/ISSN: 0935031561
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 33
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Salvors, Inc., Key West, Florida (1991), in paperback. While there have been multiple printings of this booklet, they are not noted.
Description: This well-illustrated pamphlet briefly tells the story (mostly in pictures) of Mel Fisher and his spectacular treasure recovery from the sunken Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, during the 1970’s and 80’s.

Archaeological Treasure: The Search for Nuestra Senora de Atocha

#C-5480
Mathewson III, R. Duncan

ISBN/ISSN: 0916149005
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Pages: 171
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by the Seafarers Heritage Library, Key West, Florida (1983), in paperback. The first 1500 copies are numbered and comprise a Special Limited Edition. A second printing (stated) was published in 1985.
Description: This book overviews the archaeological problems and techniques used in excavating the “Atocha” shipwreck (1622) off the Florida Keys. The author was the lead archaeologist during the salvage operations.

Ceramics from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha – Wrecked 1622

#C-5010
Marken, Mitchell W.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Ceramics, Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 14
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Key West, Florida (1986), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet describes the various types of ceramics found while salvaging the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, which sank off of Key West, Florida, in 1622.

For Love and Treasure

#C-4335
Joynes, Monty

ISBN/ISSN: 9780692399316
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Mel Fisher
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 302
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Seaside Books, Key West, Florida (2015), in paperback.
Description:  This is the story of Mel Fisher’s son, Kim, and the salvage of the Atocha and Santa Margarita shipwrecks.  It includes a lot of little-known details, as well as the story of Kim’s second wife’s participation.  There are also chapters about Don Kincaid (photographer), Duncan Mathewson (Archaeological Director), Jim Sinclair (primary archaeologist) and some of the current investors.  The author relates the story in a very ingratiating manner.
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