Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.

Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.

The Sea Remembers

#C-7730
Throckmorton, Peter -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1555840930
Library of Congress: 87-14273
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Same book as “History From the Sea” (#C-7710); includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously in 3 countries in 1987 in hardback with a dust jacket: In the US by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York City; in the UK by Mitchell Beazley International Ltd., London under the title, “History From the Sea”; and in Canada by General Publishing Company, Ltd. An Australian edition was also published in 1987 by Reader’s Digest, Sydney under the title, “History From the Sea”, in hardback with a dust jacket. A second US edition was published by Smithmark, New York City (1991), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an overview of shipwrecks and underwater archaeology from Homer’s Greece to the discovery of the Titanic, and includes a multitude of shipwreck excavations. The author is a very eminent underwater archaeologist.

The Lost Ships

#C-7720
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 64-15049
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 260
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket. Little, Brown also published a second and third printing (stated) in 1964, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the author’s excavation of the Bronze Age shipwreck at Cape Gelidonya, Turkey…the oldest shipwreck excavated up until that time. One of the early works in underwater archaeology.

Diving for Treasure

#C-7700
Throckmorton, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 0670274496
Library of Congress: 77-6689
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 9.75″
Pages: 132
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City, and Penguin Books Canada Limited (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Thames and Hudson, London (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated book is an overview of underwater archaeology, contrary to its title. The treasures referred to are archaeological treasures. The book only addresses treasure diving relative to the ethical and legal issues involved (from the archaeologist’s perspective).

Admiral Shovell’s Treasure and Shipwreck in the Isles of Scilly

#C-5530
McBride, Peter and Richard Larn

ISBN/ISSN: 0952397137
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Eagle (UK), Romney, Firebrand, Roland Morris
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.75″
Pages: 202
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by R. Booth & Troutbeck Press, Cornwall, England (1999), in hardback with a dust jacket and in paperback. This book appears to be a greatly expanded edition of the authors’ booklet, “Sir Clowdisley Shovell’s Disaster in the Isles of Scilly October 1707” (#C-4650).
Description: This book tells the story of the sinking of Admiral Shovell’s flagship, “HMS Association”, off the Isles of Scilly in 1707, and the subsequent salvage by Roland Morris. Also, the book includes the story of the “HMS Eagle”, “HMS Romney” and “HMS Firebrand” which sank with the “HMS Association”.

The Wreck of the Amsterdam

#C-5040
Marsden, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 009119850X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. Hutchinson published a second revised edition (stated) in 1985 in paperback. The first US edition (First Published in the United States – stated) was published by Stein and Day, Publishers, New York City (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket. This book was also published in Dutch under the title, “De Laatste Reis Van De Amsterdam”, by De Boer Maritieme Handboeken (1974).
Description: This book is the story of the salvage of the Dutch East Indiaman, “Amsterdam”, beached near Hastings, England in 1749 laden with silver bullion. The author is one of the archaeologists who worked on the wreck.

Ships and Shipwrecks

#C-5030
Marsden, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 0713475366
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.75″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by BT Batsford Ltd./English Heritage, London (1997), in paperback.
Description: This book documents the shipwreck discoveries in Britain chronologically from prehistoric times to 1917. The major focus is on the progression of hull design and construction, as evidenced from excavations.

A Reconstruction of the Treasure of the Amsterdam and the Hollandia, and Their Significance

#C-5027
Marsden, Peter

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Amsterdam, Hollandia
Comments: Magazine article reprint; includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75” x 9.75”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition was published in “The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology”, Vol. 7, Number 2 (May 1978).  A reprint edition was subsequently published in paperback.
Description:
This magazine article reprint highlights the historical value of the coins and bullion found aboard the “Amsterdam” and “Hollandia” shipwrecks, and attempts to interpret them against the general patterns of trade at that time.