Learning About Hidden Treasure

Townsend, Lucy

ISBN/ISSN: 0516065491
Library of Congress: 87-9396
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Royal Oak, Vigo Bay Galleons, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Great Basses Reef Wreck, Arthur C. Clarke
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 8.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 47
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by the Childrens Press, Chicago and Regensteiner Publishing Enterprises, Inc., Canada (1987), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This juvenile book includes stories about pirates, buried treasure, the Tobermory galleon (“Florencia”), the “Royal Oak”, the Vigo Bay galleons, the “Atocha”, and a Sri Lankan sunken treasure recovered by Arthur C. Clarke (of “2001 Space Odyssey” fame).

Exploring Shipwrecks

Morris, Keith and Peter Rowlands

ISBN/ISSN: 0831730951
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Rhone, Umbria, Royal Oak, Cristobol Colon
Comments: Illustrated; includes a glossary
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Mitchell Beazley International Ltd., London (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by Artists House, London (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition was published by Gallery Books, New York City (no date), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated book tells the story of seven shipwrecks…from ancient times to modern times. The wrecks include: An Etruscan wreck off the coast of Italy; the Royal Mail Steamer, “Rhone”; Great Lakes (US) shipwrecks; the “Umbria” in the Red Sea; the battleship, “HMS Royal Oak”; the “Cristobol Colon” off the coast of Bermuda; and the World War II wrecks in Truk Lagoon.