Ships from the Depths – Deepwater Archaeology

#C-7300
Soreide, Fredrik

ISBN: 9781603442183
Library of Congress: 2010020841
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 182
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas (2011), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This scholarly book discusses the history of deepwater archaeology; the tools; the    location, excavation and documentation of deepwater sites; the preservation conditions in deep   water; and the laws and ethics of excavating deepwater sites.

Ships’ Fastenings – From Sewn Boat to Steamship

#C-5537
McCarthy, Michael

ISBN/ISSN: 1585444510
Library of Congress: 2005002898
Category: Reference
Keywords: Nails, spikes, rivets, fasteners, sheathing, pegs
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 10.25”
Pages: 229
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Texas A&M University Press, College Station,   Texas (2005) in hardback without a dust jacket.
Description: This book is an excellent reference on the fasteners used to hold ships together,   including nails, spikes, pegs, rivets and sheathing.

The Pepper Wreck – A Portuguese Indiaman at the Mouth of the Tagus River

#C-2641
de Castro, Filipe Vieira

ISBN/ISSN: 1585443905
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nossa Senhora dos Martires, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography and artifact list; illustrated
Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Pages: 287
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas (2005), in hardback (with a dust jacket).
Description:
This scholarly book describes the sinking and excavation of the Portuguese Indiaman, “Nossa Senhora dos Martires”, which sank in 1606 with a load of peppercorns and porcelain.  The author also discusses the India Route, the development of the nau (the type of ship), and the nautical history of Iberia.

From a Watery Grave – The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle’s Shipwreck, La Belle

#C-1655
Bruseth, James E. and Toni S. Turner

ISBN/ISSN: 1585443476
Library of Congress: 2004012105
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: LaBelle, Sieur de LaSalle
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 10.75”
Pages: 159
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas (2005), in hardback.
Description:
This well-done book recounts LaSalle’s journey to Texas to establish a new colony in 1686, the wreck of his ship “LaBelle” off the Texas coast, the discovery of the ship in 1995, and the  excavation of the wreck during the past 10 years.  Many of the artifacts recovered are pictured.

The Gondola Philadelphia & the Battle of Lake Champlain

#C-1604
Bratten, John R.

ISBN/ISSN: 1585441473
Library of Congress: 2001005630
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Philadelphia
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 235
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas (2002), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the history, finding, excavation and raising of the American Revolutionary War ship, “Philadelphia” from Lake Champlain, New York, in 1935. Many artifacts are pictured.