Treasure Trove – An Annotated Bibliography of Books Concerning Sunken Gold, Lost Mines and Buried Treasure

Underbrink, Robert L.

Library of Congress: 74-80123
Category: Bibliography
Keywords: Lutine, Grosvenor, General Grant, Vigo Bay Galleons
Size: 6.75″ x 9.25″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Lamplighter Press, Carlinville, Illinois (1974), in hardback (no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This book includes both land and sunken treasure books and consists of 3 parts: Part 1 – Seven brief sketches of lost treasures (including the “Lutine”, “Grosvenor”, “General Grant” and the Vigo Bay, Spain galleons); Part 2 – An annotated bibliography of 149 books; and Part 3 – A selected list of periodical articles (on treasures). Excellent annotations. Author was a librarian in Carlinville, Illinois and this is really an annotated listing of the treasure-related books in that library.

World Beneath the Sea

Breeden, Robert L. -editor

Library of Congress: 71-17330
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Vasa, Girona, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 204
Editions: The first edition was published by the National Geographic Society, Washington DC (1967), in hardback with a dust jacket. A revised edition (Revised Edition stated on the dust jacket and Second Edition stated on copyright page) was published in 1973, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book covers a complete range of underwater topics, but devotes a chapter to underwater archaeology. The shipwrecks mentioned include the 1715 Fleet, the Spanish Armada ship, “Girona”, the “Vasa”, the Cape Gelidonya (Turkey) Bronze Age wreck and the Yassi Island (Turkey) wrecks.