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Treasure of the Atocha; A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure by R. Duncan Mathewson III - 1st Edition - 1986 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 003798)

Treasure of the Atocha; A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure

Treasure of the Atocha; A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure by R. Duncan Mathewson III - 1st Edition - 1986 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 003798)
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Treasure of the Atocha; A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure

by R. Duncan Mathewson III

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ISBN 10
0866360441
ISBN 13
9780866360449
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New York, NY: Pisces Books, 1986 Pisces Books, New York. 1986. hardcover. First Printing by line number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; light rubbing at tips, head and tail from shelving. DJ: Near Fine: rubbing to covers. Green cloth boards and spine with bright gold lettering on spine and embossed title on front board. Maps as end papers. 160 pp 8vo. This is a true adventure, a mystery that unfolds over sixteen years, and the story of a treasure hunt that yielded millions in gold, silver, jewelry, and precious stones. It is the exciting story of the search and discovery of what is proving to be the most fabulous treasure wreck of all time- Nuestra Senora de Atocha.

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Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003798
Title
Treasure of the Atocha; A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure
Author
R. Duncan Mathewson III
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0866360441
ISBN 13
9780866360449
Publisher
Pisces Books
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date published
1986
Keywords
Shipwrecks, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, marine archeology, Mel Fisher's Treasure Salvors, treasure hunter, key West Florida, Spanish ship, looting of cargo, hurricane weather, ship sinking, Spanish Colonial life in the New World, religious artifacts, go
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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