The Great Treasure Hunts

Furneaux, Rupert

Library of Congress: 69-18366
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion, Florencia, Association, De Liefde, Le Chameau, 1715 Fleet, Thetis, Lutine, Grosvenor, Egypt, Hussar, Vigo Bay Galleons, Laurentic, Niagara, William Phips, Spanish Armada
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 236
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Odams Books, UK (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. The first US edition (First Published in the United States – stated) was published by the Taplinger Publishing Company, New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: While this book describes both land and sunken treasures, most of the book is about sunken treasure. The sunken treasures include the “Concepcion”, the “Florencia” of the Spanish Armada, the “HMS Association”, the “De Liefde”, the “Chameau”, the 1715 Fleet off the Florida coast, the “Thetis” off the Brazilian coast, the “Grosvenor” off the South African coast, the “Egypt”, the “Hussar”, the “Lutine”, the Vigo Bay galleons in Spain, the “Laurentic”, and the “Niagara” off the New Zealand coast.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.