Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure

#C-8390
Wright, John

ISBN/ISSN: 1854799088
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Winterton, Meeresteijn, Bredenhof, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Concepcion, Maravillas, Whydah, Le Chameau, Nuestra Senora de la Luz, El Nuevo Constante, De Braak, San Jose, Santa Margarita, Thetis, Yankee Blade, Brother Jonathan, Lexington, Republic, Genovesa, Flor do Mar, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Geldermalsen, General Grant, Niagara, Girona, Kronan, De Liefde, Slot ter Hooge, Hollandia, Lutine, Colossus, Abergavenny, Lastdrager, Royal Charter, Hampshire, Laurentic, Egypt, Edinburgh
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.25″
Pages: 248
Editions: The first edition (First Published in Great Britain – stated) was published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd., London (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book briefly overviews 54 significant sunken treasure ships around the world. It is organized geographically by continent, and devotes 2 to 8 pages to each wreck. An excellent reference. Wrecks include the “Flor do Mar”, “Batavia”, “Gilt Dragon”, “Zuytdorp”, “Zeewijk”, “Geldermalsen” (Nanking Cargo), “General Grant”, “Niagara”, 1622 Fleet (“Atocha”), “Concepcion”, “Hollandia”, “Lutine”, “HMS Colossus”, “Egypt” and “Laurentic”.

Sailormen’s Ghosts

#C-7920
Uren, Malcolm

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.75″
Pages: 253
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Robertson & Mullens Limited, Melbourne, Australia (1940), in hardback with a dust jacket. At least 5 subsequent editions were published by Robertson & Mullens in hardback with a dust jacket: Second Edition – 1940, Third Edition – 1941; Fourth Edition – 1941, Fifth Edition – 1944 and Sixth Edition – 1945 (each edition is stated). A paperback edition was published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia (1980).
Description: This book is about shipwrecks in the Abrolhos Islands off the coast of Western Australia. Included are the stories of the “Batavia”, the “Zeewijk”, the “Zuytdorp” and the “Gilt Dragon”. The book was written before any of the wrecks were located.

Dutch Discoveries of Australia

#C-7090
Sigmond, J.P. and L.H. Zuiderbaan

ISBN/ISSN: 0727008005
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition was published in Dutch under the title, “Nederlanders Ontdekken Australie” by Unieboek BV, Bussum Holland (1976) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Rigby Ltd., Adelaide, Australia (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Batavian Lion, Amsterdam (1995), and is marked, “Second Revised Edition”.
Description: This book tells the story of the of the shipwrecks and salvage of four Dutch East India Company ships lost off the west coast of Australia; “Batavia” (1629), “Vergulde Draeck” or Gilt Dragon (1656), “Zeewijk” (1727) and “Zuytdorp” (1712).

Dutch Discoveries of Australia

#C-7090
Sigmond, J.P. and L.H. Zuiderbaan

ISBN/ISSN: 0727008005
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zeewijk, Zuytdorp
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7″ x 10″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition was published in Dutch under the title, “Nederlanders Ontdekken Australie” by Unieboek BV, Bussum Holland (1976) in hardback with a dust jacket. The first English language edition (stated) was published by Rigby Ltd., Adelaide, Australia (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Batavian Lion, Amsterdam (1995), and is marked, “Second Revised Edition”.
Description: This book tells the story of the of the shipwrecks and salvage of four Dutch East India Company ships lost off the west coast of Australia; “Batavia” (1629), “Vergulde Draeck” or Gilt Dragon (1656), “Zeewijk” (1727) and “Zuytdorp” (1712).

In Australia Treasure is Not for the Finder

#C-6650
Robinson, Allan

ISBN/ISSN: 0959495703
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Tryall
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 11.25″ x 8.5″
Pages: 140
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the author, Perth, Australia (1980), in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is about the author’s experiences in salvaging shipwrecks in Western Australian waters, frustrated by ineffectual legislation. The original amendment to the Western Australia Museum’s Act afforded no protection to shipwrecks found by an intrepid diver. Because the author was denied ownership rights, the way was opened for pilferers and looters to remove valuable artifacts from such wrecks. Includes the “Batavia”, “Tryall”, “Zuytdorp” and “Gilt Dragon”, among others.

The Wreck of the Zuytdorp

#C-6340
Playford, P.E.

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Zuytdorp
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
Pages: 36
Editions: The first edition was a magazine article published in the “Journal and Proceedings of the Western Australia Historical Society”, 1959, Vol. 5, Part 5, pp. 5-41. In 1960, the Western Australia Historical Society reprinted the article in pamphlet form. The pamphlet was reprinted in 1974, 1976, 1984, 1987 and 1995.
Description: This pamphlet, which is a magazine article reprint, tells the history of the sinking of the Dutch East Indiaman, “Zuytdorp”, which sank off the Western Australia coast in 1712. It also tells of the search for the ship in the 1950s, the research used to positively identify the wreck and early salvage efforts.

Carpet of Silver – The Wreck of the Zuytdorp

#C-6330
Playford, Phillip

ISBN/ISSN: 1875560734
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Zuytdorp
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7″ x 9.75″
Pages: 260
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by the University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Australia (1996), both in hardback with a dust jacket and paperback. The paperback edition was reprinted in 1998 by the University of Western Australia Press.
Description: This book is the story of a Dutch ship that sank off Western Australia in 1712 en route from Holland to Jakarta with 250,000 guilders of treasure. The book is a good mix of treasure hunting and archaeology.

Treasure Seekers – The World’s Great Fortunes Lost and Found

#C-5610
McIntosh, Dr. Jane

ISBN/ISSN: 1842220640
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Gran Griffon, San Juan de Sicilia, Girona, Spanish Armada, Kronan, Prince de Conty, Adelaar, Blessing of Burntisland, Charles I, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, Central America, Batavia, Zuytdorp, Gilt Dragon, Rapid, Geldermalsen, Edinburgh, Admiral Nakhimov, Witte Leeuw, Dodington, Hartwell
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 9.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Carlton Books Limited, London (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This well-illustrated, coffee table book overviews many of the world’s sunken, buried buried and war treasures. It also includes many of the world’s great archaeological treasures. Shipwrecks noted include: “El Gran Griffon”, “San Juan de Sicilia”, and “Girona” from the Spanish Armada; “Kronan”, “Prince de Conty”, “Adelaar”, “Blessing of Burntisland”, 1715 Fleet, 1733 Fleet, 1622 Fleet, “SS Central America”, “Batavia”, “Zuytdorp”, “Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon)”, “Rapid”, “Geldermalsen”, “Edinburgh”, “Admiral Nakhimov”, “Witte Leeuw”, “Dodington”, and “Hartwell”.

Australian Shipwrecks – Murder Mayhem Fire & Storm

#C-4270
Jeffreys, Max

ISBN/ISSN: 1864364459
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, Zeewijk, Pandora
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.75″ x 9″
Pages: 262
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by New Holland Publishers (Australia) Pty. Ltd., Sydney (1999), in paperback.
Description: This book describes 16 of the best known Australian shipwrecks from 1629 through World War II. It includes chapters on the “Batavia”, the “Vergulde Draeck” (Gilt Dragon), the “Zuytdorp”, the “Zeewijk” and the “HMS Pandora”.

Unfinished Voyages – Western Australian Shipwrecks 1622-1850

#C-3975
Henderson, Graeme

ISBN/ISSN: 9781920694883
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Tryall, Vianen, Wapen Van Hoorn, Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Ridderschap van Holland,  Zuytdorp, Aagtekerke, Zeewijk, Cartier, Kingston, Lively, Rapid, Santa Anna, Caledonia, Correo da Azia, Mermaid, Belinda, Mauritius, Sir Nicholas Francis Burton, Marquis of Anglesea, Parmelia, Success, Hoogley, Cumberland, Eagle, Emily Taylor, James, Thames, Rockingham, Medina, Anchors
Comments: Includes a bibliography after each shipwreck description and at the rear of the book; includes a glossary of nautical terms; illustrated
Size: 10” x 11.5”
Pages: 340
Editions: The first edition was published by the University of Western Australia, Nedlands (1995), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A second edition (stated) was published in 2007 by the University of Western Australia, Crawley, in hardback with a  dust jacket.
Description: This book well-illustrated book describes the multitude of ships that foundered off the Western Australia coast, including the Dutch wrecks “Tryall” (Trial), “Vianen”, “Wapen Van  Hoorn”, “Batavia”, Gilt Dragon (“Vergulde Draeck”), “Ridderschap van Holland”, “Zuytdorp”, “Aagtekerke”, and “Zeewijk”.  The British wrecks are broken into two sections chronologically.  The earlier wrecks include “Cartier”, “Kingston”, “Lively”, “Rapid”, “Santa Anna”, “Caledonia”, “Correo da Azia”, “Mermaid”, “Belinda”, “Mauritius”, “Sir Nicholas Francis Burton”, “Marquis of Anglesea”, “Parmelia”, “HMS Success”, “Hoogley”, “Cumberland”, “Eagle”, “Emily Taylor”, “James”, “Thames”, “Rockingham”, and “Medina”.  There is also an appendix describing various anchors and a glossary of nautical terms.  Many color illustrations.