Sea Mysteries

#C-8320
Wilson, Ben

ISBN/ISSN: 0531182495
Library of Congress: 88-6896
Category: Sunken Treasure
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 8″ x 10.25″
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Wayland (Publishers) Limited, UK (1988), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket). A US edition was published by the Bookwright Press, New York City (1989), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This juvenile book about shipwrecks and missing ships includes one chapter on sunken treasure.

Treasure of the Golden Grape

#C-8312
Williams, Selwyn

ISBN/ISSN: 9780957318205
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Golden Grape
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.5” x 9.5”
Pages: 320
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Deadman’s Bay Publishing, UK (2012), in paperback.  Many books are marked “Limited Edition”.
Description: T
his book is a true story of piracy, privateering, and the English Civil War in the Chesil Beach area of south England. It is also the story of the aftermath of the shipwreck of the “Golden Grape” in 1641, including a hundreds of depositions by the salvors of that time. Some artifacts have been recovered in modern times and are pictured.

Anchors

#C-7915
Upham, N.E.

ISBN/ISSN: 0852636369
Category: Artifacts
Keywords: Anchors
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury, UK (1983), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet briefly describes anchors from ancient times to modern times.

Picture Story of The Search for the Oldest Shipwreck in the World

#C-7690
Thornton, David

ISBN/ISSN: 090733928X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Comments: Juvenile; pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by D& J Thornton, Leeds, UK (no date), in paperback.
Description: This juvenile pamphlet tells the story of the excavation of a 2600 year old Etruscan ship in comic book form.

Wreck of the Colossus – The Find of a Lifetime

#C-7423
Stevens, Todd

ISBN/ISSN: 0955343011
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Colossus
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.75” x 9.5”
Pages: 256
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Todd Stevens (author) and Post Box Publications, St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, UK (2007), in paperback.
Description: This book is about the author’s discovery and salvage of an unknown part of the “HMS Colossus” wrecksite.  The “HMS Colossus” was one of Admiral Nelson’s ships that sank in a storm off the Isles of Scilly in 1798.  The shipwreck is significant because it was carrying an extremely precious cargo of Greek antiquities belonging to the infamous Lady Emma Hamilton.  Many artifacts are pictured, including a “pig” from a gun carriage with “HMS Colossus” inscribed in the wood.

Oceans Odyssey 4 –Pottery from the Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

#C-7408
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley & Ellen Gerth, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781782977100
Library of Congress: 2014018863
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 259
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK & Havertown, Pennsylvania (2014), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 7 scholarly articles regarding the pottery, jars, plates, and clay tobacco pipes from the Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck (“Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario”), which was part of the 1622 Fleet sunk in a hurricane off Key West, Florida.  Additionally, there is a chapter about the economics of long-distance trade.

Oceans Odyssey 3 – The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

#C-7407
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781782971481
Library of Congress: 2013003214
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 190
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2013), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 6 scholarly articles by a variety of authors about the history, the technology utilized, the wreck site, the artifacts recovered, and coinage from the Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck (“Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario”), of the 1622 Fleet.

Oceans Odyssey 2 – Underwater Heritage Management & Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel & Atlantic Ocean

#C-7406
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781842174425
Library of Congress: 2011010640
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Victory, La Marquise de Tourny, Blue China wreck, Ceramics, Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2011), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 18 scholarly articles by a variety of authors, including 7 papers  related to the UNESCO Convention and Underwater Archaeology.  Additional topics include “A  Model for the Museum of the Future”, “A Note on the Wooden Carpenter’s Rule from Odyssey  Shipwreck Site 35F”, “Brass Guns & Balchin’s Victory”, “La Marquise de Tourny”, “The Art &  Archaeology of Privateering”, 4 chapters about “The Jacksonville Blue China Shipwreck” (the ship,  ceramics, clay pipes, and glass), and “Deep-sea Archaeology & U-boat Loss Reassessments”.  The  book is illustrated with a large number of color plates including artifacts and in situ remains.

Oceans Odyssey – Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel, Straits of Gibraltar & Atlantic Ocean

#C-7405
Stemm, Greg & Sean Kingsley, editors

ISBN/ISSN: 9781842174159
Library of Congress: 2009050937
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Republic, Blue China wreck, Sussex, Victory
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each chapter; illustrated with many artifacts
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 288
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2010), in hardback with pictorial boards (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book comprises 10 scholarly articles by a variety of authors and includes the “SS Republic” (sank in 1865 off the state of Georgia), the Blue China wreck (sank in the mid-1800’s off Jacksonville, Florida), the “HMS Sussex” (sank in 1694 in the Straits of Gibraltar), and the “HMS Victory” (sank in 1744 in the English Channel).  The book is illustrated with a large number of color plates including artifacts and in situ remains.

The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes – The Complete Record

#C-7050
Sheaf, Colin and Richard Kilburn

ISBN/ISSN: 0714880469
Category: Ceramics
Keywords: Geldermalsen, Michael Hatcher, Hatcher Junk, Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Phaidon-Christie’s Limited, Oxford, UK (1988), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of two shipwrecks containing Chinese porcelain cargoes…the “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo) and a wreck known as the “Hatcher Junk”. The book includes many photos of the bullion and porcelain recovered from the wrecks, and a detailed commentary.