Profile of Old New England – Yankee Legends, Tales, and Folklore

#C-7550
Taft, Lewis A.

Library of Congress: 65-10462
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 271
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket. There also was a second printing (stated) of this book in 1965 in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book of New England legends: Legends of discovery, legends of colonial days, legends of the supernatural, legends of crime, legends of place names, and Indian legends. Of interest to the treasure hunter is a chapter about Black Sam Bellamy and the “Whydah” wreck off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in 1717.

Unsolved Mysteries of Sea and Shore

 #C-7240
Snow, Edward Rowe

Library of Congress: 63-22489
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laperouse, Boussole, Astrolabe, Lutine, Hampshire
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1963.
Description: This book of sea stories includes chapters about La Perouse’s lost frigates, “Boussole” and “Astrolabe”; and the treasure wrecks, “HMS Hampshire” and “Lutine”.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Buried Treasure

#C-7220
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, De Braak, Hussar, Le Chameau
Comments: Illustrated
Size; 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1951), in hardback with a dust jacket. A special limited edition of 146 copies was produced of the 1951 book, with each copy “signed by the author and containing pirate treasure found by the author and described in the last chapter.” The book has been reprinted in hardback at least 16 times (with all printings subsequent to the first edition stated). The book was then revised in 1960. A UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is one of the all time treasure hunting classics, written by a master storyteller. The book includes 18 chapters of the most famous treasure stories and the author’s personal treasure hunting adventures, several of which concern sunken treasure (contrary to the title). Included are the story of William Phips finding the “Concepcion” near Hispaniola; the pirate ship, “Whydah”, which sank off the coast of Cape Cod; “Le Chameau” which sank off Nova Scotia in 1725; the “Hussar” which sank just north of what was then New York City in 1780; the “HMS De Braak” which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798; and the author’s trip to Bermuda searching for sunken Spanish galleons.

True Tales and Curious Legends

#C-7210
Snow, Edward Rowe

Library of Congress: 71-95911
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edward Bendall, Mary Rose (US)
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 273
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1969.
Description: The first story in this book tells the story of Edward Bendall, America’s first treasure diver, and his efforts to salvage the “Mary Rose”, which blew up off the Massachusetts coast in 1640 with 300 pounds in coin aboard and a cargo of lead (not to be confused with the “Mary Rose” that was raised and preserved in England).

Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras

#C-7195
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Braak
Comments: Illustrated.
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 322
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1949), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in 1949.
Description: This book is a collection of nautical tales from along the Atlantic coast, but includes a short chapter about the treasure ship, “HMS De Braak”, which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798.

Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras

#C-7195
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Braak
Comments: Illustrated.
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 322
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1949), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in 1949.
Description: This book is a collection of nautical tales from along the Atlantic coast, but includes a short chapter about the treasure ship, “HMS De Braak”, which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798.

Ghosts, Gales and Gold

#C-7170
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396066585
Library of Congress: 72-3936
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: General Grant, Egypt, Le Chameau, Niagara
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 263
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1972. There were at least 3 additional printings (one by the Cornwall Press and one by the Pilot Press).
Description: This book of nautical tales includes the stories of four treasure wrecks: “Le Chameau”, the “Egypt”, the “Niagara” and the “General Grant”.

How They Followed the Golden Trail – Stories of Man’s Adventures in Quest of Gold

#C-5700
McSpadden, J. Walker

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 258
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1941), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book contains 14 stories of man’s quest for gold. One chapter tells the story of salvaging gold bars from the liner, “Egypt”, in the late 1920s and early 1930s.