Shipwreck – A History of Disasters at Sea

#C-8314
Willis, Sam

ISBN/ISSN: 9781847244505
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose, La Trinidad Valencera, Vasa, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 10” x 11.75”
Pages: 191
Editions: The first UK edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Quercus Publishing Plc, London (2008), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This oversize book includes everything from ancient shipwrecks to modern wrecks.  One section of the book, “Galleons and Gold,” includes 3 wrecks excavated by archaeologists:  the “Mary Rose” (1545), “La Trinidad Valencera” (1588) and the “Vasa” (1628).

The Enterprise of England – The Spanish Armada

#C-8167
Whiting, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0862994764
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, El Gran Grifon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Alan Sutton Publishing, Limited, Gloucester, England (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Alan Sutton in 1995. The first US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book presents an objective account of the Spanish Armada, including the background to the fleet and an analysis of what precipitated the Spanish defeat. It also recounts the shipwrecks of the Spanish fleet off Scotland and Ireland following the battle and includes one chapter on the archaeological excavation of the wreck sites.

The Wreck Detectives

#C-5590
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0245508996
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Liefde, Association, Amsterdam, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Assurance, Abergavenny, Spanish Armada
Comments: Same book as “Treasure Beneath the Sea” (#C-5570); includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 392
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first American edition (stated) was published under the title, “Treasure Beneath the Sea”, by A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket and is a large oversize book.
Description: This book overviews underwater archaeological projects off the coasts of England in which the author was an active participant. Included are the “De Liefde”, “HMS Association”, “Amsterdam”, the “Earl of Abergavenny”, the “HMS Assurance” and two Spanish Armada wrecks: “Girona”, and “La Trinidad Valencera”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Beneath the Sea

#C-5570
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0498014010
Library of Congress: 73-3931
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Liefde, Association, Amsterdam, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Earl of Abergavenny, Assurance, Spanish Armada
Comments: See McDonald, Kendall, “The Wreck Detectives” (#C-5590)
Size: 9.25″ x 12.25″
Pages: 192

Full Fathom Five – Wrecks of the Spanish Armada

#C-5060
Martin, Colin

ISBN/ISSN: 0701120711
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Gran Griffon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography and Spanish Armada fleet list; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 288
Editions: This book was published in 1975 by Chatto & Windus Ltd., London; Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd., Toronto, Canada; and the Viking Press, New York City…all in hardback with a dust jacket. It’s hard to say which is the real first edition since none of the books are so marked. A book club edition was published by Purnell Book Services Ltd., UK (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book records the author’s search for, and excavation of, three Spanish Armada shipwrecks off Ireland…”Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “El Gran Griffon”, “La Trinidad Valencera”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Archaeology of Ireland

#C-3780
Harbison, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 0370015967
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria Encoronada, Girona
Comments: Includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10″
Pages: 120
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Bodley Head, London (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Printing – stated) was published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York City (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While the majority of this book concerns land sites, there is a chapter about Spanish Armada shipwrecks in Ireland, including the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, “Santa Maria Encoronada”, and the “Girona”.

Exploring the Spanish Armada

#C-3465
Glover, Winifred

ISBN/ISSN: 0862786460
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria de la Rosa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.75″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Hardback – stated) was published by The O’Brien Press, Dublin, Ireland (2002), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the story of the Spanish Armada, including the excavation of the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”. Many artifacts are pictured.

The Undersea

#C-3174
Flemming, N.C. editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0025387405
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Gran Grifon, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Vasa, Mary Rose, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5” x 12.25”
Pages: 319
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Rainbird Publishing Group Limited, London (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket.  The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Macmillan Publishing Co., New York City (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This huge book includes a wide variety of ocean topics, including the ocean floor, plant life, sea animals, divers, submarines, marine law and underwater archaeology.  The fairly extensive chapter on underwater archaeology includes tools and techniques, standards in excavation, wrecks of the ancient world, Byzantine shipwrecks, the raising of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa”, the salvage by Kip Wagner of the 1715 Fleet, and the excavation of 4 Spanish Armada wrecks: the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, the “Gran Grifon”, and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”.

Irish Wrecks of the Spanish Armada

#C-3170
Flanagan, Laurence

ISBN/ISSN: 0946172471
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 47
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Country House, Dublin, Ireland (1995), in paperback.
Description: This book overviews the discovery and excavation of two Spanish Armada wrecks along the Irish coast: the “Girona” and “La Trinidad Valencera”.

Ireland’s Armada Legacy

#C-3160
Flanagan, Laurence

ISBN/ISSN: 0717115933
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera
Size: 6.5″ x 9.75″
Pages: 210
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was simultaneously published by Gill and Macmillan Ltd., Dublin (1988), and Alan Sutton Publishing, Gloucester (1988), in paperback.
Description: This book is really a catalog of artifacts recovered from two Spanish Armada shipwrecks in Ireland – the “Girona” and “La Trinidad Valencera”. There is a brief interpretation of the artifacts.