Lost Treasures of the West

#C-8270
Williams, Brad and Choral Pepper

ISBN/ISSN: 0030131863
Library of Congress: 74-5127
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Ada Hancock, San Antonio, San Francisco Xavier
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York City and Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited, Toronto (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by the Promontory Press, New York City (1998), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: While this book is primarily about land treasures, there are two chapters about sunken treasures. One chapter recounts the loss of the “Ada Hancock” and the other tells of two Manila galleon losses, the “San Antonio” and the “San Francisco Xavier”.

Finders Losers – The Lucayan Treasure Find

#C-7130
Slack, Jack

Library of Congress: 67-13484
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Lucayan Beach Wreck
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 184
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York City (1967), in hardback with a dust jacket. A British book club edition was published by The Adventurers Club, London (1968) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the true story of the author’s finding, and salvage, of a Spanish treasure wreck off Lucaya in 1964…and the loss of the treasure through bad business deals.  Jack Haskins, noted salvor and shipwreck scholar, believes this wreck is the “Nuestra Senora de los Remedios”, which sank in 1625 enroute from Mexico to Puerto Rico.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.