Gold from the Sea

#C-7580
Taylor, James

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Niagara
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 271
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the Australasian Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., Sydney (1942), in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was reprinted by Australasian in hardback with a dust jacket numerous times between 1942 and 1949, with printings stated. The first UK edition (First Published – stated) was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London (1943), in hardback with a dust jacket. Harrap reprinted the book in 1947 (Reprinted – stated) in hardback with a dust jacket. Clarke Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto, also reprinted the book in 1947, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the 1940-41 salvage of the gold bullion from the “RMS Niagara”, which sank in 438 feet of water off the coast of New Zealand after hitting a mine in WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Under the Sea

#C-7440
Stirling, N.B.

Library of Congress: 57-11440
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, William Phips, Concepcion, Drake
Comments: Includes a bibliography
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 354
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York (1957), in hardback with a dust jacket. A second printing (not stated) was also published in 1957 in hardback with a dust jacket (identical to the first edition but lacks the words “first edition” under the copyright).
Description: This book tells of Sir Francis Drake dumping 45 tons of silver booty into the ocean, William Phips’ salvage of the “Concepcion”, the salvage of gold bars from the liner “Egypt”, and the dumping of the Philippine treasury in Manila Bay during WW II.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.