Armada Guns

#C-4783
Lewis, Michael

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 243
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by George Allen & Unwin, London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a comparative study of English and Spanish ordnance used in the Spanish Armada (1588).  Excellent.

The Spanish Convoy of 1750

#C-4782
Lewis, James A.

ISBN/ISSN: 9780813033587
Library of Congress: 2008049741
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1750 Fleet, La Galga
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 157
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida (2009), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the trade between Spain and the New World in the mid-eighteenth century, the story of the 1750 Spanish float’s encounter with a hurricane, the wreck of “La Galga” off Virginia, and the subsequent legal and diplomatic battle after it was rediscovered.

Treasure Hunter’s Digest

#C-4780
Lewis, Jack

Library of Congress: 74-25253
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher, Atocha
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Digest Books, Northfield, Illinois (1975), in paperback.
Description: This book is primarily about land-based treasures, but includes a chapter about Caribbean sunken treasures (with many pictures of a young Mel Fisher and his family), a chapter about the “Andrea Doria”, and a chapter about Great Lakes shipwrecks.

Treasures of Galveston Bay

#C-4770
Lewis, Carroll

Library of Congress: 66-21556
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 59
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Texian Press, Waco, Texas (1966), in hardback with a dust jacket. In the back of the book there is a bound-in postcard that can be mailed to the publisher with $2 for the purchase of an accompanying map. There have been 4 revised editions printed in 1977, 1980, 1991 and 1992 (the 1992 edition has grown to 135 pages).
Description: This book includes both sunken and land treasures in the Galveston, Texas area.  There are many references to shipwrecks with valuable cargoes, but not a lot of details about any of them.