The Search for Sunken Treasure – Exploring the World’s Great Shipwrecks

#C-5270
Marx, Robert F. and Jenifer Marx

ISBN/ISSN: 1550134183
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; lavishly illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Key Porter Books, Ltd., Toronto (1993), in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback.
 A UK edition was published by the Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket.  An Australian edition was published by Random House Australia, Sydney (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket. Key Porter Books republished the book under the title, “Treasures from the Sea – Exploring the World’s Great Shipwrecks,” in 2003 in paperback. Firefly Books (U.S.), Inc., Buffalo, New York, published the book under the title, “Treasure Lost at Sea – Diving to the World’s Great Shipwrecks,” in 2004 in paperback.
Description: This coffee table book is lavishly illustrated. It overviews virtually all of the great treasure wrecks. Topics include the Spanish galleons, the Spanish Armada wrecks, the Manila galleons, Bermuda wrecks, the East Indiamen, and deep water shipwrecks.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Pirate Hunters – Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

#C-4487
Kurson, Robert

ISBN/ISSN: 9781400063369
Library of Congress: 2014020225
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Golden Fleece, Joseph Bannister
Comments: Illustrated
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Random House, New York City (2015), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is the story of the successful search for the pirate ship of Joseph Bannister (the “Golden Fleece”) off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
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True-Life Treasure Hunts

#C-2790
Donnelly, Judy

ISBN/ISSN: 0394868013
Library of Congress: 84-4777
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Hussar
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 6.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 68
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Random House, New York City (1984), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). A paperback edition was published by Scholastic, Inc., New York City (1987). Another paperback edition was published by Random House, New York City (1993).
Description: This juvenile book includes a chapter about sunken treasure, which tells the story of Kip Wagner and the 1715 Fleet. It also briefly mentions the “Hussar” pay ship that sank just north of what was then New York City.

The Underwater Adventure Book

#C-2750
Disney Productions, Walt

ISBN/ISSN: 0394836022
Library of Congress: 77-90198
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau
Comments: Juvenile, illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.25″
Pages: 61
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Random House, New York City (1978), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: While much of this juvenile book is purely fiction, it includes several non-fiction chapters. One of the serious chapters is devoted to the story of “Chameau” salvage off the coast of Nova Scotia.

The Underwater Adventure Book

#C-2750
Disney Productions, Walt

ISBN/ISSN: 0394836022
Library of Congress: 77-90198
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau
Comments: Juvenile, illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10.25″
Pages: 61
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Random House, New York City (1978), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: While much of this juvenile book is purely fiction, it includes several non-fiction chapters. One of the serious chapters is devoted to the story of “Chameau” salvage off the coast of Nova Scotia.

Treasure

#C-2550
Daley, Robert

ISBN/ISSN: 0394412710
Library of Congress: 76-53478
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 341
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Random House, New York City and Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket. There was also a second printing (stated) and a Book Club edition (stated) published by Random House in 1977 (both hardback with dust jackets). The book was republished in paperback by Ballantine Books, New York City (1978). The book was again published in paperback by Pocket Books, New York City (1986).
Description: This book is the story of Mel Fisher’s successful search for the sunken Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, which sank near Key West, Florida in 1622. It also includes some of the early salvage efforts.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

All About Undersea Exploration

#C-1640
Brindze, Ruth

Library of Congress: 60-9417
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Juvenile; includes a reading list; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.25″
Pages: 145
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Random House, Inc., New York City and Random House of Canada, Limited, Toronto (1960), in hardback with a pictorial binding and with a dust jacket.
Description: This juvenile book includes a chapter that overviews the early days of sunken treasure hunting and underwater archaeology.

The Lost Wreck of the Isis

#C-1234
Ballard, Robert D.

ISBN/ISSN: 0590438522
Library of Congress: 89-070280
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Isis
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 9″ x 11.5″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition was published by Scholastic/Madison Press, New York City (1990) in hardback with a dust jacket. A UK edition was published by Hodder & Stoughton, London (1990) and a Canadian edition was published by Random House, Toronto (1990), both in hardback with dust jackets. A paperback edition was published in 1994 by Scholastic. Inc., New York City.
Description: This juvenile book tells the story of the author’s search for, and excavation, of the Roman shipwreck, “Isis”, in the Mediterranean Sea.