Our World Underwater

#C-7420
Stephens, William M.

Library of Congress: 62-18424
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Art McKee, Teddy Tucker, 1733 Fleet, Niagara
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Pages: 254
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by Lantern Press Publishers, New York City, and George J. McLeod, Limited, Toronto (1962), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book tells of the history and development of diving, and the exploits of some of the great divers of the 1950-60 era. One chapter is on sunken treasure and includes the story of Art McKee and the 1733 Fleet, Teddy Tucker and his treasure recoveries in Bermuda, and the story of the salvage of bullion from the “Niagara” wreck in New Zealand.

Treasure of the Concepcion

#C-5470
Mathers, William M. and Nancy Shaw

ISBN/ISSN: 0931234567
Library of Congress: 93-12345
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Manila galleon
Comments: Lavishly illustrated
Size: 9.25″ x 12.25″
Pages: 165
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by APA Publications (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong (1993), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing was published in 1995.
Description: This lavishly illustrated coffee table book covers the finding and salvage of the Manila galleon, “Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion”, that sank in 1638 off the coast of Saipan in the Mariana Islands. This is not the “Concepcion” of William Phips and Burt Webber fame.

Archaeological Report – The Recovery of the Manila Galleon Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion

#C-5465
Mathers, William M., Henry S. Parker III and Kathleen A. Copus

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Concepcion, Manila galleon
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 553
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pacific Sea Resources, Sutton, Vermont (1990), in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This huge book is comprised of the historical background of the Manila galleons, the sinking of the “Concepcion” in 1638, the excavation, and a detailed description of the artifacts recovered (including black and white illustrations). An outstanding work.

Archaeological Report – Archaeological Recovery of the Java Sea Wreck

#C-5463
Mathers, William M. and Michael Flecker -editors

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 266
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Pacific Sea Resources, Annapolis, Maryland (1997), in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description:
This book is comprised of the historical background and excavation of a 13th century Chinese Song dynasty wreck, containing Chinese ceramics and iron.  It contains a detailed description of the artifacts recovered (including black and white illustrations).