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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McDonald: Treasure Beneath the Sea: Adventures of the Wreck Detectives in their Search for Sunken Sh281 - McDonald: Treasure Beneath the Sea: Adventures of the Wreck Detectives in their Search for Sunken Sh
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McDonald, Kendall. TREASURE BENEATH THE SEA: ADVENTURES OF THE WRECK DETECTIVES IN THEIR SEARCH FOR SUNKEN SHIPS. A.S. Barnes and Company. 1972. 4to,
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
 
 
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McKee: The Golden Wreck: The True Story of a Great Maritime Disaster282 - McKee: The Golden Wreck: The True Story of a Great Maritime Disaster
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McKee, Alexander. THE GOLDEN WRECK: THE TRUE STORY OF A GREAT MARITIME DISASTER. William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1962. 12mo, 224 pages; Hardcover...
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McLeay: The Tobermory Treasure: The True Story of a Fabulous Armada Galleon283 - McLeay: The Tobermory Treasure: The True Story of a Fabulous Armada Galleon
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McLeay, Alison. THE TOBERMORY TREASURE: THE TRUE STORY OF A FABULOUS ARMADA GALLEON. Conway Maritime Press. 1986. 8vo, 192 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; Thi
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Means: The Spanish Main - Focus of Envy 1492-1700284 - Means: The Spanish Main - Focus of Envy 1492-1700
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Means, Philip Ainsworth. THE SPANISH MAIN - FOCUS OF ENVY 1492-1700. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1935. 8vo, 278 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; Here we see...
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Estimate : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to PARATROOPER for (30.00 + 5.40) = 35.40
 
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Meylach: Diving to a Flash of Gold285 - Meylach: Diving to a Flash of Gold
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Meylach, Martin. DIVING TO A FLASH OF GOLD. Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971. 8vo, 373 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; ex Library; The true story of a div...
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Morris: (Signed) HMS Colossus: The Story of the Salvage of the Hamilton Treasures286 - Morris: (Signed) HMS Colossus: The Story of the Salvage of the Hamilton Treasures
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Morris, Roland. (Signed) HMS COLOSSUS: THE STORY OF THE SALVAGE OF THE HAMILTON TREASURES. Hutchinson of London. 1979. 12mo, 238 pages; Hardcover w/ D
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Morris: Island Treasure: The Search for Sir Cloudesley Shovell's Flagship Association287 - Morris: Island Treasure: The Search for Sir Cloudesley Shovell's Flagship Association
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Morris, Roland. ISLAND TREASURE: THE SEARCH FOR SIR CLOUDESLEY SHOVELL'S FLAGSHIP ASSOCIATION. Hutchinson & Co. LTD. 1969. 8vo, 232 pages; H...
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Morris: Sunken Treasure: 3 Editions288 - Morris: Sunken Treasure: 3 Editions
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Morris, Roland. SUNKEN TREASURE: 3 EDITIONS. Roland Morris. 1970s. 8vo, 32 pages; Softcover; This lot includes all three editions of Sunken Treasure/T
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Nesmith: (Signed) Dig for Pirate Treasure289 - Nesmith: (Signed) Dig for Pirate Treasure
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Nesmith, Robert I. (Signed) DIG FOR PIRATE TREASURE. The Devin-Adair Company. 1959. 12mo, 302 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; Signed by the author; Approximat
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 125.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Nesmith: (Signed) Dig for Pirate Treasure inscribed to Real 8 Dan Thompson290 - Nesmith: (Signed) Dig for Pirate Treasure inscribed to Real 8 Dan Thompson
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Nesmith, Robert I. (Signed) DIG FOR PIRATE TREASURE. The Devin-Adair Company. 1959. 12mo, 302 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; Inscribed to Col. Dan Thompson o
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Estimate : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to Salvor for (75.00 + 13.50) = 88.50
 
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Olds: Texas Legacy from the Gulf291 - Olds: Texas Legacy from the Gulf
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Olds, Doris L. TEXAS LEGACY FROM THE GULF. Texas Memorial Museum. 1976. 4to, 204 pages; Softcover; This book is an archaeological report on the artifa
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Estimate : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to Gmden1 for (25.00 + 4.50) = 29.50
 
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Olin: (Signed) Treasure, the Business and Technology292 - Olin: (Signed) Treasure, the Business and Technology
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Olin, Phillip S. (Signed) TREASURE, THE BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY. Omicron Group. 1998. 12mo, 188 pages; Softcover; signed by the author. Subject: Histo
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Pearson: The Last Voyage of El Nuevo Constante: The Wreck and Recovery of an Eighteenth-Century Span293 - Pearson: The Last Voyage of El Nuevo Constante: The Wreck and Recovery of an Eighteenth-Century Span
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Pearson, Charles E. & Paul E. Hoffman. THE LAST VOYAGE OF EL NUEVO CONSTANTE: THE WRECK AND RECOVERY OF AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH SHIP OFF T...
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Penrose: Stalin's Gold: The Story of HMS Edinburgh and Its Treasure294 - Penrose: Stalin's Gold: The Story of HMS Edinburgh and Its Treasure
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Penrose, Barrie. STALIN'S GOLD: THE STORY OF HMS EDINBURGH AND ITS TREASURE. Granada Publishing Limited. 1982. 8vo, 223 pages; Hardcover w/ DJ; ...
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Peterson: The Funnel of Gold: The Trials of the Spanish Treasure Fleets as they Carried Home the Wea295 - Peterson: The Funnel of Gold: The Trials of the Spanish Treasure Fleets as they Carried Home the Wea
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Peterson, Mendel. THE FUNNEL OF GOLD: THE TRIALS OF THE SPANISH TREASURE FLEETS AS THEY CARRIED HOME THE WEALTH OF THE NEW WORLD IN THE FACE OF PRIVAT
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Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to stonewalld.. for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Peterson: (Signed) Treasure of the Concepcion signed by Burt Webber296 - Peterson: (Signed) Treasure of the Concepcion signed by Burt Webber
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Peterson, Mendel. (Signed) TREASURE OF THE CONCEPCION SIGNED BY BURT WEBBER. John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago. 1980. 12mo, 45 pages; Softcover; Signed
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Estimate : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to PARATROOPER for (40.00 + 7.20) = 47.20
 
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Phillips: The Treasure of the San José: Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession297 - Phillips: The Treasure of the San José: Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession
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Phillips, Carla Rahn. THE TREASURE OF THE SAN JOSÉ: DEATH AT SEA IN THE WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2007...
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Estimate : 20.00 - 25.00
Sold to Chaquis73 for (15.00 + 2.70) = 17.70
 
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Pickford: The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at 298 - Pickford: The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at
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Pickford, Nigel. THE ATLAS OF SHIPWRECKS & TREASURE: THE HISTORY, LOCATION, AND TREASURES OF SHIPS LOST AT SEA. Dorling Kindersley Publishing, I...
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Pickford: The Legacy of the Tek Sing: China's Titanic - Its Tragedy and Its Treasure299 - Pickford: The Legacy of the Tek Sing: China's Titanic - Its Tragedy and Its Treasure
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Pickford, Nigel & Michael Hatcher. THE LEGACY OF THE TEK SING: CHINA'S TITANIC - ITS TRAGEDY AND ITS TREASURE. Granta Editions. 2000. 4to, 1...
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Estimate : 65.00 - 75.00
Sold to illiterate.. for (45.00 + 8.10) = 53.10
 
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Playford: Carpet of Silver: The Wreck of the Zuytdorp300 - Playford: Carpet of Silver: The Wreck of the Zuytdorp
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Playford, Phillip. CARPET OF SILVER: THE WRECK OF THE ZUYTDORP. University of Western Australia Press. 1996. 8vo, 260 pages; Softcover; . Subject: His
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Estimate : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to signalseeker for (25.00 + 4.50) = 29.50
 
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