True Great Mysteries

#C-6740
Rubin, Arnold P.

ISBN/ISSN: 059031338X
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Size: 4.25″ x 6.5″
Pages: 105
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Scholastic, Inc., New York City (1980), in paperback. There have been at least 6 printings.
Description: This book tells about five unrelated mysteries: The great train robbery, Legionnaires’ Disease, the Chowchilla kidnapping, Alex Haley’s search for “Roots”, and Mel Fisher’s search for the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”.

The Children’s Atlas of Lost Treasure

#C-6500
Reid, Struan

ISBN/ISSN: 0761302190
Library of Congress: 96-42453
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Awa Maru, Spanish Armada, Girona, Association, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a glossary; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 13″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the United States of America – stated) was published by the Millbrook Press, Inc., Brookfield, Connecticut (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued) and in paperback.
Description: This well-illustrated adolescent book includes both sunken and buried treasures. Two pages each are devoted to the “Mary Rose”, the “Geldermalsen”, the “Atocha”, the “HMS Association”, the World War II Japanese ship “Awa Maru”, the Spanish Armada ship “Girona”, and ancient Mediterranean shipwrecks.

Marathon – Heart of the Florida Keys

#C-6416
Powell, Jerry and June Powell

Library of Congress: 81112425
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet, Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 188
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Seagrape Publications, Marathon, Florida (1980), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a guide to the natural history, events, people and places in the middle Florida Keys. It includes one short chapter about treasure diving, including Mel Fisher’s “Atocha”, Art McKee, and the 1733 Fleet.

Speaking of Florida

#C-6360
Pohl, William L.

ISBN/ISSN: 0813010489
Library of Congress: 90-21864
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 215
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of North Florida Press, Jacksonville, Florida (1991), both in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: This book is a collection of biographies of 26 famous Florida residents. One chapter tells the story of Mel Fisher and his salvage of the “Atocha”.

Treasures of the Spanish Main

#C-6140
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

ISBN/ISSN: 0761407863
Library of Congress: 99-32141
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography, illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 64
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Benchmark Books, Tarrytown, New York (2000), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This nicely illustrated adolescent book tells the story of Mel Fisher and his quest for the sunken Spanish galleon, “Atocha”…and his subsequent salvage of 40 tons in gold and silver from the wreck.

Treasures of the Spanish Main

#C-6140
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

ISBN/ISSN: 0761407863
Library of Congress: 99-32141
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography, illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 64
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Benchmark Books, Tarrytown, New York (2000), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This nicely illustrated adolescent book tells the story of Mel Fisher and his quest for the sunken Spanish galleon, “Atocha”…and his subsequent salvage of 40 tons in gold and silver from the wreck.

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”. 

The Search for the Atocha Treasure

#C-6030
O’Bryne-Pelham, Fran and Bernadette Balcer

ISBN/ISSN: 0875183999
Library of Congress: 88-20201
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 108
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Silver Burdett Press, Parsippany, New Jersey (1988) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first printing of the second edition (not stated) was published by the Dillon Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing of the second edition was published simultaneously by the Dillon Press, New York City; Collier Macmillan Canada, Toronto; and Maxwell Macmillan International Publishing Group, New York City (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book tells the story of Mel Fisher’s search for, finding and subsequent salvage of, the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, which sank near Key West, Florida, in 1622.

Too Long to Vera Cruz…The Story of Spanish Treasure

#C-5927
Munroe, Mike Thomas

ISBN/ISSN: 0954806603
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, William Phips, Burt Webber, 1733 Fleet, Tom Gurr
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8”
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Mike Thomas Munroe Treasure Salvors, UK (2004), in paperback.
Description:
This obscure book is written in a unique style, making it very difficult to read.  It is an overview of all the Caribbean treasure wrecks and pirates, but mixes fact with fiction as the author embellishes the stories.  It also includes the historical background of the treasure fleets.  Many artifacts are illustrated.