Padre Island

#C-8400
Writers’ Round Table

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1950), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1952, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the history of Padre Island, Texas. A chapter is devoted to the wreck of the 1554 Fleet, the plight of the survivors and an early salvage attempt.

Blaze of Gold

#C-8380
Woods, Dee

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.25″
Pages: 146
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was published by Naylor in 1946, in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was reprinted by Naylor in 1972, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is a book of treasure tales along the Texas coast. Many of the stories concern buried treasures, but there are many references to the 1554 Fleet throughout the book.

The Padre Island Story

#C-2570
Daly, Loraine and Pat Reumert

ISBN/ISSN: 0811101452
Library of Congress: 62-13061
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 7.5″
Pages: 52
Editions: The first edition was published by The Naylor Company, San Antonio, Texas (1962), in both hardback (with a dust jacket) and paperback. This edition was reprinted 4 times. The book was revised in 1964, and then reprinted several more times.
Description: This booklet overviews various topics about Padre Island, Texas, but includes a chapter on treasure wrecks (mostly about the 1554 Fleet).