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”.

The Treasure Divers

#C-5580
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0720710480
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hollandia, Association, Princesse Maria, Amsterdam, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, Florencia, Colossus, De Liefde, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a list of known wrecks off the British coast; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 246
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (about 1976..no date stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the discovery and exploration of 50 wrecks off the British coast, ranging from Bronze Age traders to 19th century warships. Included are the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Association”, the “Princesse Maria”, the ” De Liefde”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Amsterdam” and three Spanish Armada wrecks: “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “Girona” and “Florencia”.

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

The Second Underwater Book

#C-5569
McDonald, Kendall -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 720700132
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, De Liefde
Comments: Anthology; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.75”
Pages: 224
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This anthology includes a wide range of diving-related topics.  Two chapters tell of the wreck and salvage of the “HMS Association” off the Isles of Scilly in 1707 and the “De Liefde”, which sank in 1711 off the Skerrie Islands.  The chapter about the “HMS Association” is written by Richard Larn, while the chapter about the “De Liefde” is by Alan Bax.   The book also has stories about diving World War II wrecks, salvaging lead ingots and elephant tusks, exploring sunken cities in the Holy Land, and photographing creatures of the sea.

Shipwrecks of the South Hams

#C-5567
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0952863707
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gara Rock wreck
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.25 x 8
Pages: 132
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Wreckwalker Books, Kingsbridge, UK (1996), in paperback. A second edition was published in 1998 in paperback, and a third edition in 2002 in paperback.
Description: While the majority of this book is about modern wrecks from Erme to Dart, UK, there are various references to treasure wrecks and a beautifully illustrated chapter about the Moroccan gold recovered from the Gara Rock wreck.

Documentary Sources for the Wreck of the New Spain Fleet of 1554

#C-5560
McDonald, David and J. Barto Arnold III

Category: Research
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Pages: 330
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Texas Antiquities Committee, Austin, Texas (1979), in paperback.
Description: This book includes translations of Spanish documents related to the 1554 Fleet, including its wrecking near Padre Island, Texas.

Documentary Sources for the Wreck of the New Spain Fleet of 1554

#C-5560
McDonald, David and J. Barto Arnold III

Category: Research
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.75″
Pages: 330
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Texas Antiquities Committee, Austin, Texas (1979), in paperback.
Description: This book includes translations of Spanish documents related to the 1554 Fleet, including its wrecking near Padre Island, Texas.