Library of Congress: 76-53478
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Mel Fisher
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Random House, New York City and Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket. There was also a second printing (stated) and a Book Club edition (stated) published by Random House in 1977 (both hardback with dust jackets). The book was republished in paperback by Ballantine Books, New York City (1978). The book was again published in paperback by Pocket Books, New York City (1986).
Description: This book is the story of Mel Fisher’s successful search for the sunken Spanish galleon, “Atocha”, which sank near Key West, Florida in 1622. It also includes some of the early salvage efforts. One of the “Top 75 Books”.