The World Atlas of Treasure

#C-8330
Wilson, Derek

ISBN/ISSN: 0002168774
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Dodington, 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita, Art McKee, 1733 Fleet, San Jose, Tom Gurr, Teddy Tucker, San Pedro, Kip Wagner, 1715 Fleet, Girona, Spanish Armada, Gran Griffon, Hollandia, Gilt Dragon, Batavia, General Grant, Lutine, Egypt, Association
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.75″
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A book club edition was published by Book Club Associates, London (1981), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Pan Books Ltd., London (1982).
Description: This book includes a very large section on sunken treasure, and a somewhat smaller section on underwater archaeology. The sunken treasure section includes an overview of almost all the world’s successfully salvaged treasure wrecks. The archaeology section is limited to ancient shipwreck finds in the Mediterranean Sea.

Too Long to Vera Cruz…The Story of Spanish Treasure

#C-5927
Munroe, Mike Thomas

ISBN/ISSN: 0954806603
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, William Phips, Burt Webber, 1733 Fleet, Tom Gurr
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8”
Pages: 200
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Mike Thomas Munroe Treasure Salvors, UK (2004), in paperback.
Description:
This obscure book is written in a unique style, making it very difficult to read.  It is an overview of all the Caribbean treasure wrecks and pirates, but mixes fact with fiction as the author embellishes the stories.  It also includes the historical background of the treasure fleets.  Many artifacts are illustrated.

Sea Fever

#C-5260
Marx, Robert F.

Library of Congress: 72-186040
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mel Fisher, Art McKee, Tom Gurr, Kip Wagner, Teddy Tucker, Edwin Link, Atocha, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 250
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of 16 famous underwater archaeologists, scientists, and treasure hunters. Included amongst the treasure hunters are: Art McKee, Tom Gurr, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Teddy Tucker and Edwin Link. The underwater archaeologists include Peter Throckmorton, George Bass and Pablo Bush Romero.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Lost Treasure

#C-3155
Flaherty, Thomas H. -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 0809477033
Library of Congress: 90-20110
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Whydah, Le Chameau, Atocha, Los Tres Puentes, Art McKee, 1733 Fleet, Tom Gurr, San Jose, Edinburgh, De Braak, Teddy Tucker, Maravillas, Vigo Bay Galleons, Elingamite, William Phips, Concepcion, 1715 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Central America, Florencia, Hussar, 1622 Fleet, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated; part of the Time-Life series, “Library of Curious and Unusual Facts”
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 143
Editions: The first edition (First Printing – stated) was published by Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia (1991), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is an overview of lost, buried, sunken and archaeological treasures.  The sunken treasure section includes a page or two about many of the more famous shipwreck salvage projects: “Whydah”, “Le Chameau”, “Atocha”, “Los Tres Puentes”, the 1733 Fleet, “San Jose”, “HMS Edinburgh”, “HMS De Braak”, “Maravillas”, the Vigo Bay wrecks, “Elingamite”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the 1715 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Florencia”, and “Hussar”.

They Found Treasure

#C-1730
Burgess, Robert F.

ISBN/ISSN: 0396074502
Library of Congress: 77-1891
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Art McKee, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Tom Gurr, John Baker, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Girona, Slot ter Hooge, San Jose, Maravillas
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 243
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1977), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by iUniverse.com, Inc. (Authors Guild Backinprint.com edition), Lincoln, Nebraska (2000).
Description: This book is the story of 9 treasure hunters and their challenges in finding and recovering sunken treasure: Art McKee, Kip Wagner, Tom Gurr, John Baker, Robert Marx, Robert Stenuit, Mel Fisher, Eugene Lyon and Duncan Mathewson.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Diving for Treasure

#C-1450
Blassingame, Wyatt

ISBN/ISSN: 0825516935
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: William Phips, Concepcion, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, Kip Wagner, Mel Fisher, Tom Gurr, San Jose, Laurentic, Niagara
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 146
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Macrae-Smith Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1971) in hardback with a dust jacket. A library edition was also published by Macrae-Smith with a pictorial binding (I’ve never seen a dust jacket on this printing but there may have been one). Macrae-Smith also published a second hardback printing (stated) in 1971.
Description: This adolescent book includes the stories of William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the ancient wrecks at Antikythera and Cape Gelidonya, Turkey (which were valuable for archaeological reasons), the 1715 Fleet, (including the exploits of both Kip Wagner and Mel Fisher), the Tom Gurr story about the “San Jose” from the 1733 Fleet, and from the World Wars the stories of the “Laurentic” and the “Niagara”.