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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 Cover

 

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Book News Annotation:

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 c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781564585998
Author:
Pickford, Nigel
Publisher:
DK ADULT
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Maps
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Shipwrecks
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Treasure-trove
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
Shipwrecks
Subject:
Treasure-trove -- Maps.
Subject:
Atlases
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19940915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
12.40x10.40x.88 in. 3.13 lbs.

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