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”.

Artefacts from Wrecks

#C-6480
Redknap, Mark -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1900188392
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Kronan, Mary Rose, Tjalck, Ann Francis, Artifacts
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 12″
Pages: 230
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (1997), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This scholarly book is a series of 19 well-illustrated articles about shipwreck artifacts, primarily from the 16th and 17th centuries. Shipwrecks discussed include the “Kronan”, “Mary Rose”, “Tjalck” and “Ann Francis”.

Lost Treasure Ships of the Northern Seas – A Guide and Gazetteer to 2000 Years of Shipwreck

#C-6285
Pickford, Nigel

ISBN/ISSN: 186176250X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dunwich Bank Wreck, Blessing of Burntisland, Royal James, Kronan, Golden Lion, Carlisle, tVliegent Hart, Guernsey Lily, Lutine
Comments: Includes a bibliography and alphabetical shipwreck listing (gazetteer); illustrated
Size: 7” x 9.5”
Pages: 224
Editions: The first edition was published (First Published – stated) Chatham Publishing, London (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.  The US edition (Distributed in the US – stated) is distributed by MBI Publishing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota (2006) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book begins by looking at a Roman wreck and a Viking wreck, but proceeds on to treasure wrecks, including the Dunwich Bank Wreck, the “Blessing of Burntisland”, the “Royal James”, the “Kronan”, the “Golden Lion”, the “Carlisle”, the “tVliegent Hart” (called “Vliegend Hert” in the book), the “Guernsey Lily”, the “Lutine”, and the “Deutschland”.  It also includes a chapter about the “Wilhelm Gustloff” and the lost Amber Room.  At the end of the book is a gazetteer, i.e., a  brief overview of all the ships lost in the northern seas (North Sea and Baltic Sea, excluding the English Channel, the seas west of the Shetlands, and those off the western coast of Norway).

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.

The History of Shipwrecks

#C-4450
Konstam, Angus

ISBN/ISSN: 1558219706
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Concepcion, Whydah, De Braak, Kronan, Mary Rose, Vasa, Batavia, Amsterdam
Comments: Lavishly illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Lyons Press, New York City (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A paperback edition was published in 2002.
Description: This lavishly illustrated coffee table book briefly describes 40 shipwrecks, from ancient times through World War II, including the “Atocha”, the 1554 Fleet, the 1715 Fleet, the “Concepcion”, the “Whydah”, the “HMS De Braak”, the “Kronan”, the “Mary Rose”, the “Vasa”, the “Batavia”, and the “Amsterdam”. It also includes 2-page profiles of Jacques Cousteau, George Bass, Mel Fisher and Bob Ballard.

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”.

Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered

#C-3687
Groushko, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 0753701162
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Concepcion, William Phips, Kronan, Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Association, Hollandia
Comments: See Groushko, Michael, “Treasure – Lost, Found & Undiscovered” (#C-3690)
Size: 9.75″ x 12″
Pages: 128

HMS Kronan – The Search for a Great 17th Century Swedish Warship

#C-3248
Franzen, Anders

ISBN/ISSN: 03492842
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Kronan
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 66
Editions: The first English language edition was published by The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (1981), in paperback.
Description: This book is the story of the search for, and discovery of, the “HMS Kronan” by the author in 1980. The ship sank in 1676 off the east coast of Sweden. Much of the book is comprised of the author’s logbook and photos.

HMS Kronan – The Search for a Great 17th Century Swedish Warship

#C-3248
Franzen, Anders

ISBN/ISSN: 03492842
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Kronan
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 66
Editions: The first English language edition was published by The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (1981), in paperback.
Description: This book is the story of the search for, and discovery of, the “HMS Kronan” by the author in 1980. The ship sank in 1676 off the east coast of Sweden. Much of the book is comprised of the author’s logbook and photos.

Kronan – Kalmar County Museum’s Exhibition

#C-3240
Franks, Jeremy -editor

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Kronan
Comments: Exhibition catalog; profusely illustrated
Size: 10.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 36
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Kalmar County Museum, Sweden (1986), in paperback.
Description: This museum exhibition catalog chronicles the history of the warship, “Kronan”, which sank off Sweden in 1676. It also describes the excavation of the ship between 1981 and 1985 and pictures many of the artifacts recovered.