The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure

The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure : The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea

By (author) Nigel Pickford

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An illustrated guide to ships and treasures lost (and found) at sea, capturing the romance and the risks of treasure hunting. Features accounts of 40 shipwrecks and salvage efforts, photos of treasure such as coins, jewelry, and porcelain, and illustrations of diving equipment through the ages. Hand-drawn thematic maps show the oceans of the world during different historical periods, highlighting trade routes and positions of shipwrecks. Includes some 20 color maps plotting sites of about 1,400 wrecks, with profiles of each ship. 10.5x12.5". Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 264.16 x 312.42 x 27.94mm | 1,406.13g
  • 01 Oct 1994
  • DK Publishing
  • New York
  • English
  • illustrations (some colour), colour maps
  • 1564585999
  • 9781564585998

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