The Greatest Treasure-Hunting Stories Ever Told

Elliott, Charles -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1585746835
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Phips, Laurentic
Comments: Anthology
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 292
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Lyons Press, Guildford, Connecticut (2003), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This anthology includes 21 land and sea treasure stories…of both fact and fiction.  There are two true sunken treasure stories: the story of the Laurentic (excerpted from Pierre de Latil’s book, “Sunken Treasure” – #C-4690) and the story of William Phips and the “Concepcion” (excerpted from Cotton Mather’s book, “The Life of Sir William Phips” – #C-5460).

Man Under Water

Billings, Henry

Library of Congress: 54-9597
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Phips, Concepcion, Laurentic
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.25”
Pages: 189
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City and The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Tornoto (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. 
There were later printings published in 1955, 1958, 1961, 1963 and 1967, all in hardback with a dust jacket.  Lutterworth Press, London, published a British edition in 1956 (First Published – stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book recounts the history of diving and the history of the submarine.  One chapter tells the story of William Phips’ salvage of the Spanish galleon, “Concepcion”, off the coast of Hispaniola in 1687 and the salvage of gold bullion from the liner, “S.S. Laurentic”, in the early 1920s.