They Found Gold – The Story of Successful Treasure Hunts

#C-7980
Verrill, A. Hyatt

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, William Phips, Santa Margarita, Golden Hind, Hussar, Merida, Laurentic
Comments: Includes a descriptive list of undiscovered treasures in America and a list of discovered treasures; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 267
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York City (1936), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was republished by The Rio Grande Press, Inc., Glorieta, New Mexico (1972), in hardback with no dust jacket and is marked “First Printing”. A paperback edition was also published by The Rio Grande Press in 1989.
Description: This book overviews 17 successful treasure hunts on both land and under the sea.  Regarding sunken treasure, it includes the author’s 2 trips to Silver Shoals seeking the “Concepcion”, dredging for the “Golden Hind”, the “Santa Margarita”, the steamship “Merida” (which was supposed to be carrying Emperor Maximilian’s wealth), the “Hussar” (a Revolutionary War pay ship which sank in New York’s East River), and the salvage of the liner, “Laurentic”.

Secret Treasure – Hidden Riches of the British Isles

#C-7970
Verrill, A. Hyatt

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Florencia, Laurentic
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 252
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by D. Appleton and Company, New York City (1931), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is primarily about land treasures, but includes a chapter about sunken treasure. This chapter tells the story of the “Florencia” and the many attempts to salvage its treasure, and of the successful salvage of the “Laurentic”.

Lost Treasure – True Tales of Hidden Hoards

#C-7960
Verrill, A. Hyatt

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Brother Jonathan, Todos Santos, Santissima Concepcion, William Phips, Port Royal, Concepcion
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 279
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by D. Appleton and Company, New York City (1930), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is primarily about land treasures, but includes several chapters about sunken treasure. The book tells the story of the “Brother Jonathan”, the “Todos Santos”, the “Santissima Concepcion”, the “Concepcion” salvaged by William Phips, and Port Royal, Jamaica.