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

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

Hardback

By (author) Nigel Pickford

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  • Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY
  • Format: Hardback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 264mm x 312mm x 28mm | 1,406g
  • Publication date: 1 October 1994
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1564585999
  • ISBN 13: 9781564585998
  • Illustrations note: illustrations (some colour), colour maps

Product description

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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