Tarquin’s Ship – The Etruscan Wreck in Campese Bay

#C-5660
McKee, Alexander

ISBN/ISSN: 0285626523
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 216
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Souvenir Press Ltd., London and simultaneously in Canada (1985), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the author’s attempts to excavate an Etruscan wreck in 150 feet of water off the coast of Italy. He was partially successful in his excavations, overcoming many obstacles along the way.

King Henry VIII’s Mary Rose

#C-5650
McKee, Alexander

ISBN/ISSN: 0285620916
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 346
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Souvenir Press Ltd., London (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (stated) was published by Stein & Day, New York City (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells how the author, a military historian, succeeded in discovering and excavating the Tudor warship, “Mary Rose”, 12 feet beneath the mud of Portsmouth harbor. The book ends with the authors hopes of raising the wreck intact and creating a museum for it.

How We Found the Mary Rose

#C-5640
McKee, Alexander

ISBN/ISSN: 0285625241
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 152
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London and simultaneously in Canada (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback. There have been at least 4 additional printings of the paperback edition. The first US edition (stated) was published by St. Martin’s Press, New York City (1982), in hardback with a dust jacket. A deluxe leather-bound edition was published by The Eaton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (1991), in hardback.
Description: This is an outstanding book on King Henry VIII’s Tudor flagship, “Mary Rose”, including the unrelenting search for the wreck, the lifting of the wreck intact to the surface, and the ship’s preservation. The book is authored by one of the participants in the search and recovery.

The Golden Wreck

#C-5620
McKee, Alexander

Library of Congress: 62-14030
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Royal Charter
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 221
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second revised edition (stated) was published in 1986 in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback version of the revised edition was published in 1988 by the New English Library. The first US edition (not stated) was published in paperback by Avon Books, New York City (1961). A US hardback edition (with a dust jacket) was published by William Morrow and Company, New York City (1962).
Description: This book tells of the horrific wreck of the steam clipper, “Royal Charter”, off Anglesey, England in 1859, and the subsequent salvage. The ship was carrying 370,000 English Pounds of gold, most of which has never been recovered.

The Golden Wreck

#C-5620
McKee, Alexander

Library of Congress: 62-14030
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Royal Charter
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 221
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Souvenir Press Ltd., London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second revised edition (stated) was published in 1986 in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback version of the revised edition was published in 1988 by the New English Library. The first US edition (not stated) was published in paperback by Avon Books, New York City (1961). A US hardback edition (with a dust jacket) was published by William Morrow and Company, New York City (1962).
Description: This book tells of the horrific wreck of the steam clipper, “Royal Charter”, off Anglesey, England in 1859, and the subsequent salvage. The ship was carrying 370,000 English Pounds of gold, most of which has never been recovered.