Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.

Shipwrecks and Archaeology – The Unharvested Sea

#C-7740
Throckmorton, Peter

Library of Congress: 76-79373
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Nautilus
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Victor Gollancz, London (1970), in hard back with a dust jacket. The Scientific Book Club, London, also published a hardback edition with a dust jacket in 1971.
Description: The first section of this book covers the causes of shipwrecks, the stages of shipwreck deterioration, shipwreck research and a case study of the “HMS Nautilus” (1807). The second section discusses the relatively new science of underwater archaeology, the ancient shipwreck excavated at Antikythera Island, Greece, emphasizing how untrained underwater treasure hunters are jeopardizing archaeological treasures.