Library of Congress: 71-133603
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Spanish Armada, Girona
Size: 6″ x 8.5″
Editions: The first edition of this book was published in French in 1971 under the title, “Les Tresors de l’Armada”. The first English language edition was published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, England (1972), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Cardinal/Sphere Books, London (1974). The first US edition was published by E.P. Dutton & Company, New York City (1973), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: The first part of this book explores the history of the Spanish Armada, which sailed against England in 1588. The second part of the book tells the story of the author’s research, discovery, and excavation of the Spanish galleass, “Girona”, which had been wrecked off the coast of Ireland. The author is a noted underwater archaeologist. One of the “Top 75 Books”.