Unsolved Mysteries of Sea and Shore

 #C-7240
Snow, Edward Rowe

Library of Congress: 63-22489
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laperouse, Boussole, Astrolabe, Lutine, Hampshire
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 276
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1963.
Description: This book of sea stories includes chapters about La Perouse’s lost frigates, “Boussole” and “Astrolabe”; and the treasure wrecks, “HMS Hampshire” and “Lutine”.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Buried Treasure

#C-7220
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, De Braak, Hussar, Le Chameau
Comments: Illustrated
Size; 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 272
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1951), in hardback with a dust jacket. A special limited edition of 146 copies was produced of the 1951 book, with each copy “signed by the author and containing pirate treasure found by the author and described in the last chapter.” The book has been reprinted in hardback at least 16 times (with all printings subsequent to the first edition stated). The book was then revised in 1960. A UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is one of the all time treasure hunting classics, written by a master storyteller. The book includes 18 chapters of the most famous treasure stories and the author’s personal treasure hunting adventures, several of which concern sunken treasure (contrary to the title). Included are the story of William Phips finding the “Concepcion” near Hispaniola; the pirate ship, “Whydah”, which sank off the coast of Cape Cod; “Le Chameau” which sank off Nova Scotia in 1725; the “Hussar” which sank just north of what was then New York City in 1780; the “HMS De Braak” which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798; and the author’s trip to Bermuda searching for sunken Spanish galleons.

True Tales and Curious Legends

#C-7210
Snow, Edward Rowe

Library of Congress: 71-95911
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Edward Bendall, Mary Rose (US)
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 273
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. Dodd Mead also published a second printing (stated) in hardback with a dust jacket in 1969.
Description: The first story in this book tells the story of Edward Bendall, America’s first treasure diver, and his efforts to salvage the “Mary Rose”, which blew up off the Massachusetts coast in 1640 with 300 pounds in coin aboard and a cargo of lead (not to be confused with the “Mary Rose” that was raised and preserved in England).

Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales

#C-7200
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396070132
Library of Congress: 74-25671
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Vasa, Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 268
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York City (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published by Dodd Mead in hardback with a dust jacket in 1974. A special Bicentennial Edition was also produced containing real tea from the “Boston Tea Party”, and wood from a number of wrecks.
Description: This book of nautical stories includes the stories of the treasure wreck, “SS Central America”, and the excavation and raising of the “Vasa”, the “Mary Rose” wrecks.

Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras

#C-7195
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Braak
Comments: Illustrated.
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 322
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1949), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in 1949.
Description: This book is a collection of nautical tales from along the Atlantic coast, but includes a short chapter about the treasure ship, “HMS De Braak”, which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798.

Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras

#C-7195
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: De Braak
Comments: Illustrated.
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 322
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1949), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published in 1949.
Description: This book is a collection of nautical tales from along the Atlantic coast, but includes a short chapter about the treasure ship, “HMS De Braak”, which sank off the Delaware coast in 1798.

Storms and Shipwrecks of New England

#C-7190
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah
Comments: The title page calls this book, “Great Storms and Shipwrecks of the New England Coast” while the dust jacket and exterior of the book entitle it, “Storms and Shipwrecks of New England”; illustrated.
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 338
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Yankee Publishing Company, Boston (1943), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first edition included an inserted folding map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay. There was also a limited (numbered and autographed) first edition published with 3 maps and a fragment of the steamer, “Portland”, in the rear. A second edition (stated) was published in 1944 and a third edition (stated) was published in 1946, both in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book includes thirty stories of the famous storms and shipwrecks in the Northeastern US. In preparing this volume, the author examined approximately 9200 wrecks and over 650 storms between the years 1630 and 1942. One chapter tells of the wreck of the pirate ship, “Whydah”, and some of the attempts to salvage the treasure reputed to be on it.