Watery Graves

#C-8255
Wilkinson, Carole

ISBN/ISSN: 0760849528
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Sea Venture, Royal Charter, Dodington, Mary Rose, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Douro, Vasa
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.75”
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition was published under the title, “Phenomena” by Horwitz Martin, Sydney, Australia (1999) in paperback.  The first US edition was published by Sundance Publishing, Littleton, Massachusetts (2000), in paperback.
Description:
This educational juvenile book briefly describes quite a few treasure wrecks, along with pirates, marine archaeology, and some modern wrecks.  It includes the 1715 Fleet, the “Sea Venture”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Dodington”, the “Mary Rose”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, the “Whydah”, the  “Concepcion”, the “Douro”, and the “Vasa”.

X Marks the Spot – The Archaeology of Piracy

#C-7127
Skowronek, Russell K. and Charles R. Ewen – editors

ISBN/ISSN: 0813028752
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Artifacts, Whidah, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Fiery Dragon, Speaker, Port Royal
Comments: Anthology; extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 339
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University Press of Florida, Gainesville (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This anthology separates pirate fact from fiction, based on excavated pirate ships (“Whidah”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, “Fiery Dragon”, and “Speaker”) and terrestrial pirate lairs (Port Royal, Jamaica; Madagascar; Grand Terre Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana; and Roatan).  It also contrasts pirate ships with contemporary merchant ships and naval vessels.  Many artifacts are pictured.

Blackbeard – The Real Pirate of the Caribbean

#C-6128
Parry, Dan

ISBN/ISSN: 0948065699
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Queen Anne’s Revenge
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5” x 9.75”
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition was published by the National Maritime Musuem, UK (2006), in paperback.  A US edition was published by Thunder’s Mouth Press, NYC (2006), in paperback..
Description:
This book is primarily about Blackbeard the pirate and his exploits.  However, one short chapter in the book, “Sunken Treasures”, discusses the excavation of Blackbeard’s ship, “Queen Anne’s Revenge” and pictures some of the artifacts recovered.

The Everything Pirates Book

#C-4336
Karg, Barb and Arjean Spaite

ISBN/ISSN: 1598692550
Library of Congress: 2007002582
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Burt Webber, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Port Royal, Maravillas, Robert Marx, Whydah, Queen Anne’s Revenge
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography
Size: 8” x 9.25”
Pages: 289
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Adams Media, Avon, Massachusetts (2007), in paperback.
Description: This adolescent book covers a multitude of piratical topics and contains a chapter on sunken treasure.  Included are Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” and “Santa Margarita”, Bob Marx and the sunken city of Port Royal and the “Maravillas” wreck, Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet wrecks, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, and 2 pirate shipwrecks:  the “Whydah” and “Queen Anne’s Revenge”.

The Everything Pirates Book

#C-4336
Karg, Barb and Arjean Spaite

ISBN/ISSN: 1598692550
Library of Congress: 2007002582
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Burt Webber, Atocha, Santa Margarita, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Port Royal, Maravillas, Robert Marx, Whydah, Queen Anne’s Revenge
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography
Size: 8” x 9.25”
Pages: 289
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Adams Media, Avon, Massachusetts (2007), in paperback.
Description: This adolescent book covers a multitude of piratical topics and contains a chapter on sunken treasure.  Included are Mel Fisher and the “Atocha” and “Santa Margarita”, Bob Marx and the sunken city of Port Royal and the “Maravillas” wreck, Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet wrecks, Burt Webber and the “Concepcion”, and 2 pirate shipwrecks:  the “Whydah” and “Queen Anne’s Revenge”.

Pieces of Eight – More Archaeology of Piracy

#C-3075
Ewen, Charles R. (editor) and Russell K. Skowronek (editor)

ISBN/ISSN: 9780813061580
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Pirates, Captain Kidd, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Ranger, Fiery Dragon, Quedagh Merchant
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9”
Pages: 318
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University Press of Florida, Gainesville (2016), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: Expanding on the book, “X Marks the Spot, this book expores the newest findings in the maritime archaeology of piracy.  It examines the latest discoveries at Captain Henry Morgan’s encampments in Panama, and includes explorations of Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge”, Bartholomew “Black Bart” Robert’s “Ranger”, Christopher Condent’s “Fiery Dragon” and Captain Kidd’s “Quedagh Merchant”  The book also includes a chapter on Ireland’s golden age of piracy, Hollywood’s influence on pirate archaeology, and 3 chapters on how pirate ships are identified.
Available from www.amazon.com

The New Book of Treasures Under the Ocean

#C-2740
Dipper, Dr. Francis

ISBN/ISSN: 0761306404
Library of Congress: 97-24313
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: John Barry, Concepcion, William Phips, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Edinburgh
Comments: Adolescent, illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 14″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition was published by Aladdin Books, Ltd., London (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). The first US edition (stated) was published by Copper Beech Books, Brookfield, Connecticut (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This adolescent oversize book is lavishly illustrated and describes salvage technology, treasure salvage, underwater archaeology, and touches on oceanography. Salvages of the “USS John Barry”, the “Concepcion”, the “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, the “Titanic” and the “HMS Edinburgh” are briefly described and illustrated.