Finders Keepers

#C-7160
Smith, Warren

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Le Chameau, De Braak, El Faunte, Yankee Blade, Hussar
Comments: Includes a listing of shipwrecks
Size: 4″ x 7″
Pages: 158
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Belmont Books, New York City (1967), in paperback.
Description: This book is primarily about land treasures, but includes chapters about “Le Chameau”, “HMS De Braak”, “El Faunte”, “Yankee Blade” and “Hussar”. There is also a chapter listing known treasure wrecks, with a very brief description of each.

Shipwrecks of the Explorers

#C-7153
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164853
Library of Congress: 99-053033
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in hardback (library edition – no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes the difficulties of the early explorers, and the frequent shipwrecks that resulted. Some artifacts are pictured.

Exploring for Shipwrecks

#C-7150
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164713
Library of Congress: 99-40537
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes the science of underwater archaeology, including the research and technology used to find and excavate shipwrecks, and the preservation of artifacts.

Ancient Shipwrecks

#C-7148
Smith, K.C.

ISBN/ISSN: 0531164675
Library of Congress: 99-055481
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 9.25″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Franklin Watts, New York City (2000), in hardback (library edition – no dust jacket issued) and paperback.
Description: This juvenile book describes underwater archaeology in the context of ancient shipwreck excavation and artifacts. Many artifacts are pictured.

Fatal Treasure

#C-7145
Smith, Jedwin

ISBN/ISSN: 0471158941
Library of Congress: 2002153118
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 241
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey (2003), in hardback with a dust jacket and in paperback. It was published simultaneously in Canada by Wiley.  Wiley also published a paperback edition in 2005.
Description: This book is the author’s personal story of his involvement with Mel Fisher and salvaging the treasure of the “Atocha”. It also tells the complete history of the shipwreck and the 16 years of salvage operations, with many personal stories of the divers and people directly involved. The last part of the book describes the continuing salvage and recoveries since the finding of the “motherlode” in 1985.

Historic Deeds of Danger and Daring

#C-7140
Smith, Herbert G., B.J. Fernie, and R.S. Blair

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion
Size: 3.5″ x 6″
Pages: 320
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Christian Herald, New York City (1906), in hardback. There may have been a dust jacket, but I’ve never seen one.
Description: This book tells the story of 16 adventurous people, including one chapter about William Phips and his salvage of the “Concepcion”.