Rare and Vintage Books, Magazines, and Auction Catalogs relating to Buried and Sunken Treasure

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Workman's Books is conducting its second bid sale of rare, vintage, and out-of-print treasure-related books, auction catalogs, and magazines. The sale will include over 500 lots of rare, vintage, out-of-print, and rarely seen items on Sunken Treasure, Shipwrecks, Underwater Archaeology, Buried Treasure, Metal Detecting, and many other treasure topics.

Auction Sale Order:
Session 1 Lots 1-381 (2hr 6m)
Books: 1-381
Topics Include: Archaeological Topics; Artifacts; Bibliographies on Treasure; Shipwrecks; Buried Treasure; Sunken Treasure and General Treasure

Session 2 Lots 382-553 (1hr)

Magazines and Magazine Group Lots: 382-490
Topics Include: Metal Detecting; Shipwrecks; Scuba Diving; Sunken Treasure; Buried Treasure; Relic Hunting; Beach combing; and Coinshooting.

***General Note: Some magazines had original address labels attached. Due to issues with privacy, the addresses have been blotted out in the lot photos. The original magazines have not been altered.***

Auction Catalogs and Auction Catalog Group Lots: 491-553
Topics Include: Sunken Treasure
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Stick: (Signed) Graveyard of the Atlantic: Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast201 - Stick: (Signed) Graveyard of the Atlantic: Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast
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Stick, David. (Signed) GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC: SHIPWRECKS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST. The University of North Carolina Press. 1975. 8vo, 276 pages
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Taylor: Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors202 - Taylor: Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors
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Taylor, Steven. CALIBAN'S SHORE: THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR AND THE STRANGE FATE OF HER SURVIVORS. W. W. Norton & Company. 2004. 8vo, 297 pa...
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Estimate : 10.00 - 15.00
Sold to stonewalld.. for (5.00 + 0.90) = 5.90
 
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Thomas: The Wreck of the Dumaru: A Story of Cannibalism in an Open Boat203 - Thomas: The Wreck of the Dumaru: A Story of Cannibalism in an Open Boat
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Thomas, Lowell. THE WRECK OF THE DUMARU: A STORY OF CANNIBALISM IN AN OPEN BOAT. P. F. Collier & Son Corporation. 1930. 12mo, 271 pages; Hardcov...
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Townsend: Texas Treasure Coast204 - Townsend: Texas Treasure Coast
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Townsend, Tom. TEXAS TREASURE COAST. Eakin Press. 1979. 12mo, 83 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; This book covers a multitude of lost treasures along the east
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Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to Gmden1 for (10.00 + 1.80) = 11.80
 
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Townsend: Texas Treasure Coast205 - Townsend: Texas Treasure Coast
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Townsend, Tom. TEXAS TREASURE COAST. Eakin Press. 1996. 12mo, 166 pages; Softcover; . Subject: History - Shipwrecks
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Estimate : 10.00 - 15.00
Sold to stonewalld.. for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Turner: Shipwrecks & Salvage in South Africa206 - Turner: Shipwrecks & Salvage in South Africa
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Turner, Malcom. SHIPWRECKS & SALVAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA. New Holland Books. 1999. 4to, 224 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; . Subject: History - Shipwrecks
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 35.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Uncle Hardy: Notable Shipwrecks: Being Tales of Disaster and Heroism at Sea207 - Uncle Hardy: Notable Shipwrecks: Being Tales of Disaster and Heroism at Sea
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Uncle Hardy,. NOTABLE SHIPWRECKS: BEING TALES OF DISASTER AND HEROISM AT SEA. Cassell & Company, Limited. 1898. 12mo, 278 pages; Hardcover; Pict...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Weddle: The Wreck of the Belle, the Ruin of La Salle208 - Weddle: The Wreck of the Belle, the Ruin of La Salle
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Weddle, Robert S. THE WRECK OF THE BELLE, THE RUIN OF LA SALLE. Texas A&M University Press. 2001. 8vo, 327 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; Number 48: Ce...
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Wilson: Great Sea Disasters: The World's Worst Sea Disasters209 - Wilson: Great Sea Disasters: The World's Worst Sea Disasters
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Wilson, Neil. GREAT SEA DISASTERS: THE WORLD'S WORST SEA DISASTERS . Parragon Plus. 1999. 4to, 96 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; . Subject: History - S...
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Woolridge: The Wreck of the Maid of Athens210 - Woolridge: The Wreck of the Maid of Athens
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Woolridge, Emily. THE WRECK OF THE MAID OF ATHENS. The Macmillan Company. 1953. 12mo, 141 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; ex Library; . Subject: History - Shi
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Zinck: Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia: Volume 1211 - Zinck: Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia: Volume 1
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Zinck, Jack. SHIPWRECKS OF NOVA SCOTIA: VOLUME 1. Lacelot Press. 1975. 12mo, 226 pages; Softcover; . Subject: History - Shipwrecks
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Graham: The Spanish Armadas212 - Graham: The Spanish Armadas
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Graham, Winston. THE SPANISH ARMADAS. Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1972. 8vo, 288 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; The history of a great naval war reveals ...
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Parry: The Spanish Seaborne Empire213 - Parry: The Spanish Seaborne Empire
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Parry, J.H. & J.H. Plumb (ed.). THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE. Alfred A. Knopf. 1966. 8vo, 416 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; This book chronicals the gr...
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Estimate : 20.00 - 30.00
Sold to Chaquis73 for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Allen: The Guns of Sacramento214 - Allen: The Guns of Sacramento
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Allen, Geoffrey & David Allen. THE GUNS OF SACRAMENTO. Robin Garton. 1978. 4to, 81 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; This book describes the raising of 40...
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Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to captainmik.. for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Ball: The Diana Adventure215 - Ball: The Diana Adventure
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Ball, Dorian. THE DIANA ADVENTURE. Malaysian Historical Salvors. 1995. 4to, 175 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; . Subject: History - Sunken Treasure
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 25.00 - 30.00
 
 
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Beasant: Stalin's Silver: The Sinking of the USS John Barry216 - Beasant: Stalin's Silver: The Sinking of the USS John Barry
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Beasant, John. STALIN'S SILVER: THE SINKING OF THE USS JOHN BARRY. St Martins Press. 1999. 8vo, 216 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; . Subject: History -...
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Estimate : 10.00 - 15.00
Sold to stonewalld.. for (5.00 + 0.90) = 5.90
 
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Blair: Diving for Pleasure and Treasure217 - Blair: Diving for Pleasure and Treasure
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Blair, Clay Jr. DIVING FOR PLEASURE AND TREASURE. The World Publishing Company. 1960. 8vo, 348 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; ex Library; . Subject: History
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Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to stonewalld.. for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Bowers: (Signed) The Treasure Ship S.S. Brother Jonathan: Her Life and Loss 1850-1865218 - Bowers: (Signed) The Treasure Ship S.S. Brother Jonathan: Her Life and Loss 1850-1865
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Bowers, Q. David. (Signed) THE TREASURE SHIP S.S. BROTHER JONATHAN: HER LIFE AND LOSS 1850-1865. Bowers and Merena Galleries. 1999. 4to, 415 pages; Ha
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to espnnews for (35.00 + 6.30) = 41.30
 
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Bowers: The Treasure Ship S.S. New York: Her Story 1837-1846219 - Bowers: The Treasure Ship S.S. New York: Her Story 1837-1846
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Bowers, Q. David. THE TREASURE SHIP S.S. NEW YORK: HER STORY 1837-1846. Stacks LLC. 2008. 4to, 94 pages; Hardcover; Pictoral boards; This book contain
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Estimate : 30.00 - 40.00
Sold to illiterate.. for (20.00 + 3.60) = 23.60
 
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Breeden: Undersea Treasures220 - Breeden: Undersea Treasures
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Breeden, R. L. & D.J. Crump (eds.). UNDERSEA TREASURES. National Geographic Society. 1974. 8vo, 199 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; DJ has some chips an...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 15.00 - 20.00
 
 
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