Histories & Mysteries – The Shipwrecks of Key Largo

#C-6960
Scott, Thomas A.

ISBN/ISSN: 0941332330
Library of Congress: 93-070518
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet, Art McKee
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25″ x 8.25″
Pages: 124
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Best Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona (1994), in paperback. The book was reprinted in 1999.
Description: While most of this book relates to modern wrecks for scuba divers, it includes a chapter about the 1733 Fleet and Art McKee’s salvage efforts.

Seventy Fathoms Deep

#C-6950
Scott, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Elisabethville, SORIMA
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Faber & Faber Limited, London (1931), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback impression in 1932 (some with red boards and some with green boards), a third impression in 1934, and a fourth impression in 1935 (all stated). A US edition (Authorized Edition – stated) was published by Henry Holt and Company, New York City (probably in 1932 – no date is stated), in hardback with a dust jacket. Some editions have a map bound in the back of the book.
Description: This book is the story of the search for lost diamonds on the sunken ship, “Elizabethville”, and the search for the sunken P&O liner, “Egypt”, in the late 1920’s. It is the prequel to “The Egypt’s Gold” (#C-6940).  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Egypt’s Gold

#C-6940
Scott, David

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, SORIMA
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 310
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Faber & Faber, Ltd., London (1932), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback impression by Faber & Faber in 1933 and a third impression in 1935 (stated). A paperback edition with a dust jacket was published by Penguin Books, Limited, London (1939).
Description: This book is the story of the amazing recovery of gold bars from the P&O liner, “Egypt”, in 400 feet of water in the early 1930’s. It is the sequel to “Seventy Fathoms Deep” (#C-6950).  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Treasure Fleets of the Spanish Main

#C-5370
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 68-26981
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 127
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, and Nelson, Foster and Scott, Limited, Canada, in 1968. Both books are hardbacks with dust jackets. I have seen two varieties of the US edition…one with a pictorial binding and one with brown boards.
Description: This adolescent book overviews the history of the Spanish treasure fleets, including the “flota” system, the voyage outbound from Spain, the New World ports of Cartagena, Callao, Panama City, Nombre de Dios, Acapulco, Vera Cruz and Havana, and the trip back to Spain.

They Dared the Deep – A History of Diving

#C-5360
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 67-13830
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition was published simultaneously by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, and Nelson, Foster and Scott, Limited, Canada (1967) in hardback with a dust jacket. A UK edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Pelham Books Ltd., London (1968), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book includes chapters on historical diving, submersibles, helmet diving and scuba, military operations, treasure and sport diving, and underwater archaeology.