In Search of Spanish Treasure

#C-8190
Wignall, Sydney

ISBN/ISSN: 0715382446
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Mary, Revenge, Drake, Gran Griffon, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Bonhomme Richard
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 252
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, London and David & Charles Inc., North Pomfret, Vermont (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is the story of the author’s underwater archaeological exploits, which include a Roman shipwreck, several Spanish Armada wrecks (“Santa Maria de la Rosa” and “Gran Griffon”), the Royal Yacht “Mary”, the “Revenge”, and seeking Sir Francis Drake’s coffin. The author is an esteemed British underwater archaeologist.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Enterprise of England – The Spanish Armada

#C-8167
Whiting, Roger

ISBN/ISSN: 0862994764
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, El Gran Grifon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in the UK – stated) was published by Alan Sutton Publishing, Limited, Gloucester, England (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Alan Sutton in 1995. The first US edition (First Published in the USA – stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, Inc., New York City (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book presents an objective account of the Spanish Armada, including the background to the fleet and an analysis of what precipitated the Spanish defeat. It also recounts the shipwrecks of the Spanish fleet off Scotland and Ireland following the battle and includes one chapter on the archaeological excavation of the wreck sites.

The Treasure Divers

#C-5580
McDonald, Kendall

ISBN/ISSN: 0720710480
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hollandia, Association, Princesse Maria, Amsterdam, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, Florencia, Colossus, De Liefde, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a list of known wrecks off the British coast; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 246
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (about 1976..no date stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the discovery and exploration of 50 wrecks off the British coast, ranging from Bronze Age traders to 19th century warships. Included are the “Hollandia”, the “HMS Association”, the “Princesse Maria”, the ” De Liefde”, the “HMS Colossus”, the “Amsterdam” and three Spanish Armada wrecks: “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “Girona” and “Florencia”.

Full Fathom Five – Wrecks of the Spanish Armada

#C-5060
Martin, Colin

ISBN/ISSN: 0701120711
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Gran Griffon, La Trinidad Valencera
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography and Spanish Armada fleet list; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 288
Editions: This book was published in 1975 by Chatto & Windus Ltd., London; Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd., Toronto, Canada; and the Viking Press, New York City…all in hardback with a dust jacket. It’s hard to say which is the real first edition since none of the books are so marked. A book club edition was published by Purnell Book Services Ltd., UK (1975), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book records the author’s search for, and excavation of, three Spanish Armada shipwrecks off Ireland…”Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “El Gran Griffon”, “La Trinidad Valencera”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Archaeology of Ireland

#C-3780
Harbison, Peter

ISBN/ISSN: 0370015967
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Santa Maria de la Rosa, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria Encoronada, Girona
Comments: Includes a short bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 10″
Pages: 120
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by The Bodley Head, London (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A US edition (First Printing – stated) was published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York City (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While the majority of this book concerns land sites, there is a chapter about Spanish Armada shipwrecks in Ireland, including the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, “Santa Maria Encoronada”, and the “Girona”.

Exploring the Spanish Armada

#C-3465
Glover, Winifred

ISBN/ISSN: 0862786460
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria de la Rosa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.75″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Hardback – stated) was published by The O’Brien Press, Dublin, Ireland (2002), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the story of the Spanish Armada, including the excavation of the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”. Many artifacts are pictured.

The Undersea

#C-3174
Flemming, N.C. editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0025387405
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Gran Grifon, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Vasa, Mary Rose, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5” x 12.25”
Pages: 319
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Rainbird Publishing Group Limited, London (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket.  The first US edition (First American Edition – stated) was published by Macmillan Publishing Co., New York City (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This huge book includes a wide variety of ocean topics, including the ocean floor, plant life, sea animals, divers, submarines, marine law and underwater archaeology.  The fairly extensive chapter on underwater archaeology includes tools and techniques, standards in excavation, wrecks of the ancient world, Byzantine shipwrecks, the raising of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa”, the salvage by Kip Wagner of the 1715 Fleet, and the excavation of 4 Spanish Armada wrecks: the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, the “Gran Grifon”, and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”.

The Armada in Ireland

#C-3110
Fallon, Niall

ISBN/ISSN: 0819550280
Library of Congress: 77-95546
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria de la Rosa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition was published simultaneously by Stanford Maritime Limited, London and Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut (1978), in hardback with a dust jacket. The US edition is marked “First American Edition”.
Description: This book tells the history of the Spanish Armada ships that ended up on the coast of Ireland, and briefly covers their salvage. The ships include the “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera” and the “Santa Maria de la Rosa”.

Discovering Armada Britain

#C-3010
Elliott, Colin

ISBN/ISSN: 0715389599
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Florencia, Gran Griffon, Girona, La Trinidad Valencera, Santa Maria de la Rosa, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.75″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK and David & Charles, North Pomfret, Vermont (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s journey to the important sites of the Spanish Armada, including England, Scotland and Ireland. It also tells the history of many of the Armada ships’ demise, where they sank, and recounts some of the subsequent salvage efforts. Included are the “Florencia”, “Gran Grifon”, “Girona”, “La Trinidad Valencera”, and “Santa Maria de la Rosa”.