Shipwreck Archaeology in Australia

#C-5957
Nash, Michael – editor

ISBN/ISSN: 9780980296433
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Batavia, Sirius, Pandora, Sydney Cove, Rapid
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 10.5”
Pages: 224
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the University of Western Australia Press, Crawley, Western Australia (2007), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book examines 15 shipwrecks that have been excavated in Australian waters.  The ships sank between 1629 and 1945 and include the “Batavia” (1629), “Sirius” (1790), “Pandora” (1791), “Sydney Cove” (1797) and “Rapid” (1811).  Each chapter is written by one of the underwater archaeologists involved in the excavation and is well illustrated.

Cargo for the Colony – The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship ‘Sydney Cove’

#C-5955
Nash, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1875818014
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Sydney Cove
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 118
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Braxus Press, Sydney, Australia (1996), in paperback. A second edition was published by Navarine Publishing, Woden, Australia (2001), in both hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: Wrecked in 1797 while on a journey from Calcutta to Port Jackson, the “Sydney Cove” is the eighth oldest shipwreck site in Australian waters and the first merchant vessel lost after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales. The book tells of the events surrounding the loss of the ship near Preservation Island are documents the wreck’s discovery in 1977 and subsequent excavation. The archaeology of the ship and the cargo are outlined, with many artifacts pictured in the second edition.

Ships’ Fastenings – From Sewn Boat to Steamship

#C-5537
McCarthy, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1585444510
Library of Congress: 2005002898
Category: Reference
Keywords: Nails, spikes, rivets, fasteners, sheathing, pegs
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 10.25”
Pages: 229
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Texas A&M University Press, College Station,   Texas (2005) in hardback without a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an excellent reference on the fasteners used to hold ships together,   including nails, spikes, pegs, rivets and sheathing.

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.

Most Amazing Mysteries!

#C-4318
Johnstone, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1841931756
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25” x 8.5”
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Arcturus Publishing Limited, London (2003), in paperback.
Description:
This book describes 28 famous mysteries from around the world, including Oak Island, Atlantis, Jack the Ripper, etc.  However, one chapter describes the sinking of the Spanish Armada galleon, “Florencia”, in 1588 and the several salvage attempts that have been made over the years.

Treasure – Lost, Found & Undiscovered

#C-3690
Groushko, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 0894718517
Library of Congress: 90-81607
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Concepcion, William Phips, Kronan, Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Association, Hollandia
Comments: Same book as “Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered” (#C-3687); lavishly illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 13″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Quintet Publishing Limited, London (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. The second UK edition was published by Greenwich Editions, London (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket. A third UK edition was published by the Chancellor Press, London (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket under the title, “Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered”. The first US edition was produced by Courage/Running Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second US edition was published by Shooting Star Press, New York City (1996), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautifully-illustrated large coffee table book includes all kinds of treasures, and devotes a chapter to sunken treasure. Shipwrecks mentioned include the 1715 Fleet, the “Atocha”, the “Concepcion”, the “Kronan, the “Mary Rose”, the “Geldermalsen”, the “HMS Association” and the “Hollandia”.

Shipwrecks and Other Treasure Lost Found and Undiscovered

#C-3687
Groushko, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 0753701162
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Mel Fisher, Concepcion, William Phips, Kronan, Mary Rose, Geldermalsen, Association, Hollandia
Comments: See Groushko, Michael, “Treasure – Lost, Found & Undiscovered” (#C-3690)
Size: 9.75″ x 12″
Pages: 128

Lost Treasures of the World

#C-3680
Groushko, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1851710434
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Edinburgh, Mary Rose, Spanish Armada, Association
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 191
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Admiral Books, UK (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by Prion, London (1992), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished a third time in 1993 by Multimedia Books Limited, London, in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition was published by Chartwell Books, Secaucus, New Jersey (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket and a library binding. The book was then republished in the US by Courage Books, Philadelphia (1990), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This coffee table book includes archaeology, land treasures and sunken treasures. The shipwrecks section includes the 1715 Fleet, the “HMS Edinburgh”, the “Mary Rose”, the Spanish Armada shipwrecks, the “HMS Association”, and the “Titanic”.

Florida’s Shipwrecks

#C-1264
Barnette, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 9780738554136
Library of Congress:
2008921895
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Winchester, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.5” x 9.25”
Pages: 127
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina (2008), in paperback.
Description: This book is an illustrated history of shipwrecks in Florida.  The second chapter includes the following treasure wrecks:  “Nuestra Senora de Atocha”, the 1715 Fleet, the 1733 Fleet, and the “HMS Winchester”.  Several of the pictures show Art McKee.