Up From the Sea

#C-7450
Stirling, Nora

Library of Congress: 62-7073
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose, Art McKee, Teddy Tucker, Roscoe Thompson, Howard Lightbourn
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book is the story of underwater salvage. It includes chapters about Roscoe Thompson and Howard Lightbourn’s treasure salvage in the Bahamas, Teddy Tucker’s treasure operations in Bermuda, and Art McKee’s treasure finds in the Caribbean. It also has a chapter about the excavation and raising of the “Mary Rose” in England.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Exploring for Lost Treasure

#C-7430
Stirling, Nora B.

Library of Congress: 60-8305
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Drake, Egypt, Thetis
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12.5″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, New York (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding and a dust jacket.
Description: This large juvenile book includes 10 lost treasure stories, both land and sea. The sunken treasure stories include William Phips and the “Concepcion”, Sir Francis Drake and the 45 tons of silver he dumped into the sea, the “Egypt” and the “Thetis”.

Exploring for Lost Treasure

#C-7430
Stirling, Nora B.

Library of Congress: 60-8305
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, Drake, Egypt, Thetis
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 9″ x 12.5″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, New York (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding and a dust jacket.
Description: This large juvenile book includes 10 lost treasure stories, both land and sea. The sunken treasure stories include William Phips and the “Concepcion”, Sir Francis Drake and the 45 tons of silver he dumped into the sea, the “Egypt” and the “Thetis”.

Shipwrecked 1622 – The Lost Treasure of Philip IV

#C-6860
Schneider, Janet M.

Library of Congress: 81-84423
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Exhibition catalog; illustrated
Size: 10.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 47
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Queens Museum, Flushing, New York (1981), in hardback (no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This museum exhibition catalog shows artifacts, bullion and jewelry recovered from the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”. The exhibition was held in Flushing, New York from October 17-November 29, 1981.

H.M.S. Culloden

#C-6857
Schmitt, Frederick P and Donald E. Schmid

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Culloden
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Maine Historical Association, Mystic, Connecticut (1961), in paperback as Publication No. 38.
Description: This pamphlet describes the wreck of the 74-gun frigate off Montauk Point, New York, during the American Revolution and the excavation of the remains.

The Treasure Divers of Vigo Bay

#C-6410
Potter, John S. Jr.

Library of Congress: 58-13292
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay Galleons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 480
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1958), in hardback with a dust jacket. 
A limited number of paperback copies were published in Spanish under the title, “En Busca del Tesoro de la Ria de Vigo”.
Description: This book tells the history of the galleons that were sunk at Vigo Bay, Spain in 1702…and the subsequent salvage attempts.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Treasure Divers of Vigo Bay

#C-6410
Potter, John S. Jr.

Library of Congress: 58-13292
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Vigo Bay Galleons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 480
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1958), in hardback with a dust jacket. 
A limited number of paperback copies were published in Spanish under the title, “En Busca del Tesoro de la Ria de Vigo”.
Description: This book tells the history of the galleons that were sunk at Vigo Bay, Spain in 1702…and the subsequent salvage attempts.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

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.