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SHIP OF GOLD - in the Deep Blue Sea

SHIP OF GOLD - in the Deep Blue Sea

by Kinder, Gary

Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1999. (xvi) 536 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Frontis map and diagrams. The cover features The Sinking of the Central America - an 1857 lithograph by J. Childs of Philadelphia, courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The story of the sidewheel steamer SS Central America, sometimes called the Ship of Gold, which sank in 1857 during a hurricane off the Carolina coast, and in... Read more
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$19.95
THE MYSTERY OF THE OAK ISLAND TREASURE - Two Hundred Years of Hope and Despair

THE MYSTERY OF THE OAK ISLAND TREASURE - Two Hundred Years of Hope and Despair

by Reynolds, Mark

Canmore, Alberta: Altitude Publishing Canada, 2005. 123 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Contents are: Prologue; Discovery; The Booby Trap; The Flood Tunnel; The Curse Strikes; The Cave-in Pit; The Parchment; Controversy; Grails and Ghosts; Death on Oak Island; and Battle Lines; followed by an epilogue and Further Reading.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very... Read more
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$9.95
OAK ISLAND GOLD - Startling New Discoveries in the World's Most Famous Treasure Hunt

OAK ISLAND GOLD - Startling New Discoveries in the World's Most Famous Treasure Hunt

by Crooker, William S

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing, 2000. (ix) 221 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Chapters are: The Mystery Begins; Thwarted; The Inscribed Stone; The Discovery of Oak Casks; The Artificial Beach; Captain Kidd and Other Suspects; The Bottom Falls Out of the Money Pit; Seaching for Lost Casks; The Cave-in-pit; The Hidden Cement Chamber; Non-pirate Treasure... Read more
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$14.95
SALVAGE OF THE BIRKENHEAD

SALVAGE OF THE BIRKENHEAD

by Kayle, Allan

Johannesburg, South Africa: Southern Book Publishers, 1990. 151 pp. Gray boards lettered in white on the spine; endpaper maps; illustrated with colour plates, black and white photographs and diagrams. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. HMS Birkenhead was one of the first iron-hulled ships built for the Royal Navy. She was designed as a steam frigate, but was converted to a troopship before being commissioned. The Chapters are: A Tradition Is Born; Discovering a... Read more
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$19.95
A HUNDRED YEARS OF REMORSE - When Treasure Hunting Becomes a Spiritual Odyssey

A HUNDRED YEARS OF REMORSE - When Treasure Hunting Becomes a Spiritual Odyssey

by Robillard, Marcel

Laval, Quebec: Les Publications Modus Vivendi, 2002. 237 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. The adventures of a treasure hunting scuba diver off the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador. While exploring more than 400 ship wrecks, he discovered the SS Anglo Saxon, a commercial vessel that sank in 1863, killing 239 people and leaving behind a fortune in gold and coins....... Read more
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$14.95
Oak Island Secrets

Oak Island Secrets

by Mark Finnan

Formac Publishing Company Limited, 1995. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$10.67
GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold

GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold

by Petralia, Joseph F

Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia: Hancock House Publishers, 1981. 112 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and drawings. The Contents are: In the Beginning: The King of Money; Gold: Its Nature; Gold Fever; The Rush Had Begun; The Fever Spreads; Mining Life; The Motherlode. The Pot at the End of the Rainbow: Where to Begin Your Search; In Short; Why It Is Where It... Read more
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$9.95
How To Get Your Share Of Government Treasure A Guide to Valuable Benefits  and Services

How To Get Your Share Of Government Treasure A Guide to Valuable Benefits and Services

by U. S. News & World Report Money Management Library

US News. Very Good in Good+ Dust Jacket. 1973. Hardcover. Perhaps you have not claimed your fair share of what the federal government offers in return for your tax dollars. This book can guide you to various government programs. DJ edgeworn. ; U. S. News & World Report Money Management Library Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 29635 .
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$11.00
Bay of Chaleur forgotten treasures: True stories of ghost ships and wrecks, rum-running and buried treasure, murders and robberies, war heroes and spies

Bay of Chaleur forgotten treasures: True stories of ghost ships and wrecks, rum-running and buried treasure, murders and robberies, war heroes and spies

by A. J McCarthy

This book is immaculate. Gift condition. Illustrated in B & W throughout. There are 147 pages including sources.
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$20.00
Treasure: A Magical, Mysterious, Brain-Teasing Quest Through Middle England
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£1.91
GHOSTS, GALES, AND GOLD

GHOSTS, GALES, AND GOLD

by Snow, Edward Rowe

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1972. (xii) 263 pp. Personalized inscription by Edward Rowe Snow on the front free endpaper. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. Light chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Dj art by Charles Attebery. The Chapters are: PART ONE: GHOSTS: New Haven's Ship in the Sky; The Phantom Fiddle; A Brother's Warning; Ghosts of Annapolis; Burr's... Read more
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$19.95
THE PIRATE PRINCE - Discovering the Priceless Treasures of the Sunken Ship Whydah

THE PIRATE PRINCE - Discovering the Priceless Treasures of the Sunken Ship Whydah

by Clifford, Barry (with Peter Turchi)

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993. 221 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour and black and white plates and a chart. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Prologue: Panama; The Legend; Cape Cod; Hunting Down the Whydah; Treasure Fever; Claim Jumpers; Rats, Bats, and Mutiny; First Strike; Squalls; The Proof; Telling the Tale; and Appendix: The Treasure; followed... Read more
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$9.95
Oak Island Secrets

Oak Island Secrets

by Finnan, Mark

Halifax: Formac Publishing. Very Good. 1997. Revised Edition. Softcover. 0887804144 . 178 p. 23 cm. Sound binding in centre-stapled cardstock covers. Light wear to corner tips and edges. Inside pages are clean and unmarked but edges are toned. The story of Oak Island and its supposed buried treasure, including results of high tech underwater scans from the 1990s. Illustrated with black and white photos and drawings. .
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$10.00
A Fortune In The Junk Pile A Guide to Valuable Antiques Which May be Found  in Attics, Cellars, Etc.

A Fortune In The Junk Pile A Guide to Valuable Antiques Which May be Found in Attics, Cellars, Etc.

by Jenkins, Dorothy H

Crown Publishers. Very Good- in Good Dust Jacket. 1967. 9th Printing. Hardcover. Over 300 illustrations. Worn, stained DJ in mylar; foxing on page edges and endpapers. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 440 pages; 25816 .
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$16.50