The Mexican Caribbean

#C-8340
Wilson, Earl J.

ISBN/ISSN: 0682498297
Library of Congress: 81-69749
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, CEDAM
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 188
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Exposition Press, Smithtown, NY (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of CEDAM, the official Mexican underwater archaeological club, and their many exploits. It includes the excavation of a sunken Spanish merchant ship at  Matanceros Reef, off the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico (done in conjunction with author Robert Marx).

The Book of Knowledge Annual 1966

#C-7047
Shapiro, William E. –ed.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords:  Matanceros Wreck, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 9.75”
Pages: 420
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published jointly by Grolier Incorporated, New York City, and Grolier of Canada Limited, Montreal (1966), in hardback with pictorial covers (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is a review of major news stories and events around the world in 1966.  The last chapter is about treasure diving and includes the 1715 Fleet and the Matanceros Reef wreck salvaged off the Yucatan coast.

Under the Waters of Mexico

#C-6700
Romero, Pablo Bush

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, CEDAM
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Carlton Press, New York City (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket. Only one English language edition was published. There was also a Spanish edition published.
Description: This book recounts the adventures of CEDAM, Mexico’s national underwater archaeological society. Most of the book concerns CEDAM’s excavation the Matanceros Reef wreck, an 18th century Spanish galleon that sank off the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico.

Decade of Adventure

#C-6390
Pope, J. Keith

ISBN/ISSN: 0935860003
Library of Congress: 79-25288
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, CEDAM
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 295
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by the Singer Island Press, Singer Island, Florida (1979), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book about CEDAM (Club de Exploraciones y Deportes Acuaticos de Mexico), the government sponsored underwater archaeology club of Mexico. It includes everything from exploring underwater caves, to diving in Mayan wells, to excavating shipwrecks…and finding the grave of the pirate, Jean Lafitte. One chapter tells the story of the excavation of the Spanish cargo ship from Matanceros Reef in Mexico, in the late 1950s and early 1960s (with Robert Marx…but strangely he isn’t mentioned).

Scuba America – Volume One – The Human History of Sport Diving

#C-6130
Parry, Zale and Albert Tillman

ISBN/ISSN:  1928638031
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Robert Marx, San Pedro, Teddy Tucker, Matanceros Wreck, Barry Clifford, Whydah, Burt Webber, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Art Mckee, Central America
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.25” x 12.25”
Pages: 501
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Whalestooth Publishing, Olga, WA (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This massive book includes 42 events in the history of skin and scuba diving.  One of these events is about “treasure wrecks” and includes brief stories about Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet, Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” (1622 Fleet), Art McKee and the 1733 Fleet, Bob Marx and the “Maravillas” and the Matanceros Reef wrecks, Teddy Tucker and the “San Pedro” in Bermuda, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, Tommy Thompson and the “S.S. Central America,” and Barry Clifford and the “Whydah”. 

Scuba America – Volume One – The Human History of Sport Diving

#C-6130
Parry, Zale and Albert Tillman

ISBN/ISSN:  1928638031
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Robert Marx, San Pedro, Teddy Tucker, Matanceros Wreck, Barry Clifford, Whydah, Burt Webber, Concepcion, 1733 Fleet, Art Mckee, Central America
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.25” x 12.25”
Pages: 501
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Whalestooth Publishing, Olga, WA (2001), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This massive book includes 42 events in the history of skin and scuba diving.  One of these events is about “treasure wrecks” and includes brief stories about Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet, Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” (1622 Fleet), Art McKee and the 1733 Fleet, Bob Marx and the “Maravillas” and the Matanceros Reef wrecks, Teddy Tucker and the “San Pedro” in Bermuda, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, Tommy Thompson and the “S.S. Central America,” and Barry Clifford and the “Whydah”. 

History Under the Sea

#C-5630
McKee, Alexander

ISBN/ISSN: 090864107
Library of Congress: 69-20307
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, Royal George, Vasa, Mary Rose, 1715 fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 342
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York (1969) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an overview of the world’s more significant underwater archaeological excavations and treasure recoveries. Includes “El Matanzero”, the “HMS Royal George”, “Vasa”, the “Mary Rose”, and the 1715 Fleet. Many other wrecks are briefly mentioned.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Shipwrecks in Mexican Waters

#C-5300
Marx, Robert F.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, CEDAM
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 76
Editions: The first edition was published by CEDAM, Mexico (1971) in Spanish under the title, “Naufragios en Aguas Mexicanas”, in paperback. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Pablo Bush Romero and CEDAM (Club de Exploraciones Y Deportes Acuaticos de Mexico), Mexico (1981), in paperback.
Description: This book is the story of the author’s search for, and recoveries from a sunken Spanish galleon near Matanceros Reef, off the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico (done in conjunction with CEDAM, the official Mexican underwater archaeological club).

The Lure of Sunken Treasure – Under the Sea with Marine Archaeologists and Treasure Hunters

#C-5210
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 73-77777
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Matanceros Wreck, 1715 Fleet, Vasa, Columbus
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10.25″
Pages: 158
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by David McKay Company, New York City (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket. I suspect there were two printings of this book, however the only way to distinguish them is by the price on the dust jacket. The real first printing has a price of $9.95 on the dust jacket; what I suspect is a second printing has a price on the dust jacket of $12.50.
Description: The 8 chapters of this book include the Matanceros Reef wreck off Cancun, Mexico; diving into an Inca well in Mexico; treasure wrecks on the reefs of Bermuda; Port Royal, Jamaica; the 1715 Fleet; the Vasa in Sweden; a bronze-age wreck off Turkey, and the discovery of two of Columbus’s ships in St. Anne’s Bay, Jamaica.