Watery Graves

#C-8255
Wilkinson, Carole

ISBN/ISSN: 0760849528
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Sea Venture, Royal Charter, Dodington, Mary Rose, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Douro, Vasa
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.75”
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition was published under the title, “Phenomena” by Horwitz Martin, Sydney, Australia (1999) in paperback.  The first US edition was published by Sundance Publishing, Littleton, Massachusetts (2000), in paperback.
Description:
This educational juvenile book briefly describes quite a few treasure wrecks, along with pirates, marine archaeology, and some modern wrecks.  It includes the 1715 Fleet, the “Sea Venture”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Dodington”, the “Mary Rose”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, the “Whydah”, the  “Concepcion”, the “Douro”, and the “Vasa”.

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”.

Sailormen’s Ghosts

#C-7920
Uren, Malcolm

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 253
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Robertson & Mullens Limited, Melbourne, Australia (1940), in hardback with a dust jacket. At least 5 subsequent editions were published by Robertson & Mullens in hardback with a dust jacket: Second Edition – 1940, Third Edition – 1941; Fourth Edition – 1941, Fifth Edition – 1944 and Sixth Edition – 1945 (each edition is stated). A paperback edition was published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia (1980).
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in the Abrolhos Islands off the coast of Western Australia. Included are the stories of the “Batavia”, the “Zeewijk”, the “Zuytdorp” and the “Gilt Dragon”. The book was written before any of the wrecks were located.

Australia’s Hidden Treasures

#C-7770
Toghill, Jeff

ISBN/ISSN: 0207159106
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Eglinton, Lancier
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.5″
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Australia – stated) was published by Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book deals with all types of treasure…antiques, gemstones, gold, lost mines, buried treasure and sunken treasure. One chapter is devoted to sunken treasures and includes the “Eglinton”, “Lancier”, “Gilt Dragon” (called the Golden Dragon), and “Batavia” wrecks.

The Sea Remembers

#C-7730
Throckmorton, Peter -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 1555840930
Library of Congress: 87-14273
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Same book as “History From the Sea” (#C-7710); includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.25″ x 11.75″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously in 3 countries in 1987 in hardback with a dust jacket: In the US by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York City; in the UK by Mitchell Beazley International Ltd., London under the title, “History From the Sea”; and in Canada by General Publishing Company, Ltd. An Australian edition was also published in 1987 by Reader’s Digest, Sydney under the title, “History From the Sea”, in hardback with a dust jacket. A second US edition was published by Smithmark, New York City (1991), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an overview of shipwrecks and underwater archaeology from Homer’s Greece to the discovery of the Titanic, and includes a multitude of shipwreck excavations. The author is a very eminent underwater archaeologist.

Spoils from the Sea

#C-7590
Taylor, James

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara, Johnno Johnstone
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 240
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Australia – stated) was published by the Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia (1949), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition (First Published in England – stated) was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1950), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells about the life and adventures of diver Johnno Johnstone, who is best known for his successful salvage of eight tons of gold in 438 feet of water from the Royal Mail Ship, “Niagara”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Gold from the Sea

#C-7580
Taylor, James

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 271
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Australasian Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., Sydney (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was reprinted by Australasian in hardback with a dust jacket numerous times between 1942 and 1949, with printings stated. The first UK edition (First Published – stated) was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1943), in hardback with a dust jacket. Harrap reprinted the book in 1947 (Reprinted – stated) in hardback with a dust jacket. Clarke Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto, also reprinted the book in 1947, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the 1940-41 salvage of the gold bullion from the “RMS Niagara”, which sank in 438 feet of water off the coast of New Zealand after hitting a mine in WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Cargo for the Colony – The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship ‘Sydney Cove’

#C-5955
Nash, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1875818014
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Sydney Cove
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8″
Pages: 118
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Braxus Press, Sydney, Australia (1996), in paperback. A second edition was published by Navarine Publishing, Woden, Australia (2001), in both hardback with a dust jacket and paperback.
Description: Wrecked in 1797 while on a journey from Calcutta to Port Jackson, the “Sydney Cove” is the eighth oldest shipwreck site in Australian waters and the first merchant vessel lost after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales. The book tells of the events surrounding the loss of the ship near Preservation Island are documents the wreck’s discovery in 1977 and subsequent excavation. The archaeology of the ship and the cargo are outlined, with many artifacts pictured in the second edition.

Mary Rose – Life & Death on Henry VIII’s Lost Warship

#C-5770
Mellefont, Jeffrey –ed.

ISBN/ISSN: 0646188089
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose
Comments: Museum exhibit catalog; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 11”
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Australian National Maritime Museum on behalf of the Mary Rose Trust, Portsmouth, UK (1994), in paperback.
Description:
This museum exhibit catalog briefly describes the sinking and excavation of the “Mary Rose”.  Many artifacts are illustrated.  The exhibit toured Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, Australia in 1994-1995.

The Search for Sunken Treasure – Exploring the World’s Great Shipwrecks

#C-5270
Marx, Robert F. and Jenifer Marx

ISBN/ISSN: 1550134183
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; lavishly illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Key Porter Books, Ltd., Toronto (1993), in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback.
 A UK edition was published by the Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket.  An Australian edition was published by Random House Australia, Sydney (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket. Key Porter Books republished the book under the title, “Treasures from the Sea – Exploring the World’s Great Shipwrecks,” in 2003 in paperback. Firefly Books (U.S.), Inc., Buffalo, New York, published the book under the title, “Treasure Lost at Sea – Diving to the World’s Great Shipwrecks,” in 2004 in paperback.
Description: This coffee table book is lavishly illustrated. It overviews virtually all of the great treasure wrecks. Topics include the Spanish galleons, the Spanish Armada wrecks, the Manila galleons, Bermuda wrecks, the East Indiamen, and deep water shipwrecks.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.