From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay – The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

#C-7070
Shelton, Russell C.

ISBN/ISSN: 1550210106
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Laperouse, Astrolabe, Boussole
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.5″
Pages: 228
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by NC Press Limited, Toronto (1987), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This is the story of Laperouse’s lost frigates…the history, search, finding and excavation of the “Astrolabe” and “Boussole” at Vanikoro Island in the South Pacific.

Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold

#C-6920
Schwartz, Alvin

Library of Congress: 88-45326
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Thetis, Hussar, De Braak
Comments: Adolescent; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 9.5″
Pages: 128
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York City, and Collins Publishers, Toronto (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second hardback printing was published in 1989 and a third printing in 1993. A paperback edition was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1993).
Description: This adolescent book includes buried, lost and sunken treasure. In several chapters, the story is told of the pirate ship “Whydah”, William Phips and the “Concepcion”, the “Thetis”, the pay ship “Hussar”, the “HMS De Braak” and Mel Fisher’s “Atocha” salvage.

The Sea of Treasure

#C-6610
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 66-15158
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 217
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1966), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells more of the author’s adventures in salvaging sunken treasure ships in the Caribbean and along the west coast of South America….with the usual Rieseberg exaggerations.

Fell’s Guide to Sunken Treasure Ships of the World

#C-6580
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 65-15313
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 221
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by The New American Library/Signet, New York City (1969).
Description: This book describes the major treasure wrecks on each continent, devoting a few pages to each.  It also lists all the known treasure wrecks on each continent in tabular form.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Fell’s Complete Guide to Buried Treasure, Land & Sea

#C-6570
Rieseberg, Harry E.

ISBN/ISSN: 81190184X
Library of Congress: 67-20435
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 235
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1970), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: Approximately two-thirds of this book is a geographic listing of sunken treasure ships with brief details of each. It also includes an index by ship and year sunk…in the middle of the book. The remainder of the book pertains to lost mines and buried treasures.

Adventures in Underwater Treasure Hunting

#C-6550
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 65-15504
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Royal, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 140
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book is the story of the author’s somewhat exaggerated underwater treasure hunting exploits, including Port Royal, Jamaica, and the story of William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”.

Adventures in Underwater Treasure Hunting

#C-6550
Rieseberg, Harry E.

Library of Congress: 65-15504
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Port Royal, Concepcion, William Phips
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 140
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Frederick Fell, Inc., New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1965), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book is the story of the author’s somewhat exaggerated underwater treasure hunting exploits, including Port Royal, Jamaica, and the story of William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”.

The Search for the Atocha Treasure

#C-6030
O’Bryne-Pelham, Fran and Bernadette Balcer

ISBN/ISSN: 0875183999
Library of Congress: 88-20201
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 108
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Silver Burdett Press, Parsippany, New Jersey (1988) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first printing of the second edition (not stated) was published by the Dillon Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing of the second edition was published simultaneously by the Dillon Press, New York City; Collier Macmillan Canada, Toronto; and Maxwell Macmillan International Publishing Group, New York City (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book tells the story of Mel Fisher’s search for, finding and subsequent salvage of, the Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, which sank near Key West, Florida, in 1622.

Treasure of the Atocha

#C-5490
Mathewson III, R. Duncan

ISBN/ISSN: 0525244972
Library of Congress: 85-30978
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 160 + 32 pages of photos
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Pisces Books/E.P. Dutton, New York City (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was also published in hardback with a black dust jacket (gold coins on the front) by Pisces Books, New York City, in conjunction with the Seafarers Heritage Library (1986). A second printing (stated) of this edition was published in 1987. There was also a “Special 1988 FUN Show Commemorative Edition” of the second printing, which is noted with book plate that is attached to the page across from the title page. A UK edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Sidgwick & Jackson Limited, London (1986), in hardback with a black dust jacket. The book was reprinted in 1998 by Pisces Books/E.P. Dutton, New York City, but retains the 1986 copyright date (there is no “first edition” stated and the book is significantly thinner than the first edition). A Canadian edition (First Edition – stated) was published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Ltd., Toronto (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the finding and salvage of the “Atocha”, which sank off Key West, Florida in 1622, from the archaeologist’s perspective. The author was the lead archaeologist who worked on the “Atocha” salvage.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

The Fate of the Griffon

#C-4970
MacLean, Harrison John

ISBN/ISSN: 0887600699
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Griffon, Robert Cavalier, Sieur de LaSalle
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 118
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Griffon House, Toronto, Canada (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition was published by Sage Press/Swallow Books, Chicago (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of Robert Cavalier, Sieur de LaSalle’s ship, the “Griffon”, which was the first ship to sail beyond Niagara Falls. The ship disappeared without a trace in 1673 en route from Lake Michigan back to Niagara Falls. The author researched the disappearance and believes he’s now located the wreck near Tobermory, Canada.