The Treasure Fleets of the Spanish Main

#C-5370
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 68-26981
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 127
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, and Nelson, Foster and Scott, Limited, Canada, in 1968. Both books are hardbacks with dust jackets. I have seen two varieties of the US edition…one with a pictorial binding and one with brown boards.
Description: This adolescent book overviews the history of the Spanish treasure fleets, including the “flota” system, the voyage outbound from Spain, the New World ports of Cartagena, Callao, Panama City, Nombre de Dios, Acapulco, Vera Cruz and Havana, and the trip back to Spain.

They Dared the Deep – A History of Diving

#C-5360
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 67-13830
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition was published simultaneously by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, and Nelson, Foster and Scott, Limited, Canada (1967) in hardback with a dust jacket. A UK edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book includes chapters on historical diving, submersibles, helmet diving and scuba, military operations, treasure and sport diving, and underwater archaeology.

Napoleon’s Lost Fleet – Bonaparte, Nelson, and the Battle of the Nile

#C-3210
Foreman, Laura and Ellen Blue Phillips

ISBN/ISSN: 1563318318
Library of Congress: 99-33398
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Napoleon, Nelson
Comments: Based on a Discovery Channel TV production; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 215
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Roundtable Press, Inc., New York City (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is mostly about the history surrounding the Battle of the Nile, including a lot of biographical information about Napoleon and Admiral Nelson. The last chapter includes 1 page of text and 20 pages of photos about the artifacts excavated from 3 of the sunken French ships near Alexandria, Egypt.

Lost Ships

#C-1530
Bound, Mensun

ISBN/ISSN: 0684852519
Library of Congress: 98-36551
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mahdia, Agamemmon, Nelson
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 10.5″
Pages: 182
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Simon & Schuster Editions, New York City (1998), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This lavishly illustrated coffee table book is about the discovery and exploration of three wrecks: the “Mahdia” wreck which sank off North Africa 2000 years ago with a rich cargo from the sacking of Athens by Sulla; the “Agamemmon”, Admiral Horatio Nelson’s first ship of the line; and the Nazi battleship, “Graf Spee”.