Shipwreck

#C-6320
Platt, Richard

ISBN/ISSN: 0679885625
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose, Ramillies, Royal Charter, Duoro, Spanish Armada, Hamilton, Vasa
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 60
Editions: The first edition was published by Dorling Kindersley Limited, London (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City (1997), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). Both volumes are part of the “Eyewitness Books” series.
Description: This well-illustrated adolescent book focuses on the archaeology of shipwrecks and includes brief overviews of the “Mary Rose”, the “Ramillies”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Duoro”, the Spanish Armada shipwrecks, the “Hamilton”, the “Vasa” and the “Titanic”.

A Treatise on the Anchor – Also Some Observations on the Chain Cable

#C-6214
Pering, Richard

Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 9
Pages: 98
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Congdon and Hearle, at Plymouth Dock, UK (1819) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is the first important work on the subject of anchors. The author was the foremost designer of anchors in England during his day.

Sir Clowdisley Shovell’s Disaster in the Isles of Scilly October 1707

#C-4650
Larn, Richard and Peter McBride

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Eagle (UK), Romney, Firebrand
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the authors in England (1985), in paperback.
Description: This booklet tells the story of the “HMS Association”, “HMS Eagle”, “HMS Romney” and “HMS Firebrand” shipwrecks in the Scilly Isles in 1707, and the subsequent salvage efforts. Many artifacts are pictured.

Sir Clowdisley Shovell’s Disaster in the Isles of Scilly October 1707

#C-4650
Larn, Richard and Peter McBride

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Eagle (UK), Romney, Firebrand
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 56
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the authors in England (1985), in paperback.
Description: This booklet tells the story of the “HMS Association”, “HMS Eagle”, “HMS Romney” and “HMS Firebrand” shipwrecks in the Scilly Isles in 1707, and the subsequent salvage efforts. Many artifacts are pictured.

Poor England Has Lost So Many Men

#C-4645
Larn, Richard –editor

ISBN/ISSN: 9780952397168
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Association, Eagle, Firebrand, Romney, Roland Morris
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 58
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Council of the Isles of Scilly, St. Mary’s, UK (2006), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet was produced to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the “HMS Association,” “HMS Eagle,” “HMS Romney,” and “HMS Firebrand” off the coast of the Isles of Scilly.  It tells the story of the sinking in 1707, the search for the wrecks starting in 1964, and salvage of the ships starting in 1967.  Additional chapters discuss the Longitude Act and Harrison’s chronometer, the similarities between the disasters of 1703, 1707 and the battle of Trafalgar, and the role of English Heritage.

The Dutch East Indiaman “Campen” Wrecked off the Isle of Wight October 1627

#C-4640
Larn, Richard -editor

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Campen
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 52
Editions: This reprint edition was published by The Nautical Archaeology Trust Ltd., England (1985), in paperback. The original articles were published in “The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration” (Volume 14, Numbers 1 and 2).
Description: This pamphlet is a reprint of two underwater archaeology articles about the artifacts, silver bars and coins recovered from the wreck of the “Campen” off the Isle of Wight in 1627.

Cornish Shipwrecks – The Isles of Scilly (Volume 3)

#C-4620
Larn, Richard

ISBN/ISSN: 0715349767
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Association, Romney, Eagle (UK), Schiller, Colossus, Firebrand
Comments: Includes a bibliography and index of ships; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.75″
Pages: 238
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, Newton Abbot, UK (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition was published by the Taplinger Publishing Company, New York City (1971), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the shipwrecks off the Isles of Scilly during the last 250 years.  There are quite a few references to treasure wrecks, including the “HMS Association”, the “HMS Romney”, the “HMS Eagle”, the “HMS Firebrand”, the “Schiller” and the “HMS Colossus”.

Skin and Scuba Diving

#C-3790
Hardwick, Richard

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Art McKee, Santa Margarita, William Phips, Concepcion, Monmouth, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 4.25″ x 7.25″
Pages: 156
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Monarch Books, Derby, Connecticut (1963), in paperback.
Description: This book covers all aspects of skin and scuba diving, and has a chapter on treasure diving. Art McKee, the “Santa Margarita”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the British ship “Monmouth”, and the Spanish Armada shipwrecks are very briefly mentioned.