Shipwreck – A History of Disasters at Sea

#C-8314
Willis, Sam

ISBN/ISSN: 9781847244505
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Mary Rose, La Trinidad Valencera, Vasa, Spanish Armada
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 10” x 11.75”
Pages: 191
Editions: The first UK edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Quercus Publishing Plc, London (2008), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This oversize book includes everything from ancient shipwrecks to modern wrecks.  One section of the book, “Galleons and Gold,” includes 3 wrecks excavated by archaeologists:  the “Mary Rose” (1545), “La Trinidad Valencera” (1588) and the “Vasa” (1628).

Watery Graves

#C-8255
Wilkinson, Carole

ISBN/ISSN: 0760849528
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet, Sea Venture, Royal Charter, Dodington, Mary Rose, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Whydah, William Phips, Concepcion, Douro, Vasa
Comments: Juvenile; illustrated
Size: 5” x 7.75”
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition was published under the title, “Phenomena” by Horwitz Martin, Sydney, Australia (1999) in paperback.  The first US edition was published by Sundance Publishing, Littleton, Massachusetts (2000), in paperback.
Description:
This educational juvenile book briefly describes quite a few treasure wrecks, along with pirates, marine archaeology, and some modern wrecks.  It includes the 1715 Fleet, the “Sea Venture”, the “Royal Charter”, the “Dodington”, the “Mary Rose”, “Queen Anne’s Revenge”, the “Whydah”, the  “Concepcion”, the “Douro”, and the “Vasa”.

The Vasa Venture

#C-8176
Widding, Lars

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 6.5″ x 9.75″
Pages: 99
Editions: The first edition was published in Swedish. The first English language edition was published by Gebers AWE, Sweden (1961), in paperback.
Description: This adolescent book tells the story of the sinking of the Swedish warship, “Vasa” in 1628, the excavation, and raising of the wreck beginning in 1959.

Doubloons & Other Buried Treasure

#C-7610
Terry, Thomas P.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.75″
Pages: 202
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Specialty Publishing Company, LaCrosse, Wisconsin (1970) in hardback with a dust jacket. Printing was limited to 5000 serially numbered copies.
Description: While this book is mostly about land treasures, it includes a chapter about the Swedish warship, “Vasa”.

The Power and the Glory – The Sculptures of the Warship Wasa

#C-7260
Soop, Hans

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.75”
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition was probably published in Swedish.  The first English language edition (not stated) was published by Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, Stockholm, Sweden (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A second edition was published in 1992, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book illustrates and describes the hundreds of carvings from the “Vasa” shipwreck (1628), which was raised in 1961 and put on display in Stockholm.  There is a fold-out hull plan of the “Vasa” attached in the rear of the book.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks

#C-7230
Snow, Edward Rowe

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Dodington, Mary Rose, Vasa, City of Salisbury, Royal Tar
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 239
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York City (1963), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first UK edition was published by Alvin Redman, London (1964), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in various part of the world includes four treasure wrecks: the “SS Central America”; the “Dodington” (which was recently salvaged off the coast of Africa); the “City of Salisbury” and the circus ship, “Royal Tar”. Also included are the stories of the “Mary Rose” and “Vasa” excavations.

Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales

#C-7200
Snow, Edward Rowe

ISBN/ISSN: 0396070132
Library of Congress: 74-25671
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Central America, Vasa, Mary Rose
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 268
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York City (1974), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (stated) was also published by Dodd Mead in hardback with a dust jacket in 1974. A special Bicentennial Edition was also produced containing real tea from the “Boston Tea Party”, and wood from a number of wrecks.
Description: This book of nautical stories includes the stories of the treasure wreck, “SS Central America”, and the excavation and raising of the “Vasa”, the “Mary Rose” wrecks.

The Raising of the Vasa

#C-6840
Saunders, Roy

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 88
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd., London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the search for, the finding, and the raising of the Swedish warship, “Vasa”…with many photos.

The Raising of the Vasa

#C-6840
Saunders, Roy

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 88
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd., London (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells the story of the search for, the finding, and the raising of the Swedish warship, “Vasa”…with many photos.