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Marx, Robert F. 1933-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 219 publications in 4 languages and 8,156 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biography  Directories  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G525, 910.453
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Most widely held works about Robert F Marx
 
Most widely held works by Robert F Marx
Shipwrecks of the Western Hemisphere, 1492-1825 by Robert F Marx( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a complete guide to every major shipwreck in the Western Hemisphere & an introduction to the delights of underwater archaeology, diving for treasure, & exploring the world below the sea
The battle of the Spanish Armada 1588 by Robert F Marx( Book )

15 editions published between 1908 and 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Places the greatest naval battle between England and Spain in historical context and explains how the unexpected British victory changed the course of history
The underwater dig : an introduction to marine archaeology by Robert F Marx( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to underwater archaeology for the amateur, including the history, principles, techniques, importance, and future of this field
The search for sunken treasure : exploring the world's great shipwrecks by Robert F Marx( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories behind the discoveries of famous shipwrecks from around the world, introducing some of the people who have made the salvage of shipwrecks their life's work, describing ancient and modern underwater exploration techniques, and looking at many of the valuable artifacts that have been pulled from the deep
Shipwrecks in the Americas by Robert F Marx( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted marine archaeologist and salvage expert Robert Marx provides information on the history of salvage; locating shipwrecks; surveying, mapping and excavating a site; identification and dating of shipwrecks and their cargoes; preservation of artifacts; and more. Also, a well-researched guide to every major shipwreck in the Western Hemisphere, from the time of Columbus to about 1825.--From publisher description
Buried treasure of the United States : how and where to locate hidden wealth by Robert F Marx( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Port Royal rediscovered by Robert F Marx( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical and archaeological reconstruction of Port Royal, Jamaica, the city known as the Treasury of the West Indies, which was submerged by an earthquake and tidal wave in 1692
The lure of sunken treasure; under the sea with marine archaeologists and treasure hunters by Robert F Marx( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the most significant discoveries made by underwater archaeologists and treasure hunters made in recent years
The treasure fleets of the Spanish Main by Robert F Marx( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea fever by Robert F Marx( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate port : the story of the sunken city of Port Royal by Robert F Marx( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the history and civilization of a pirate city, most of which was pulled beneath the sea by an earthquake in 1692. Describes artifacts and treasures found through underwater archaeological excavation and tells what they reveal about life in this Caribbean city
The Battle of Lepanto : 1571 by Robert F Marx( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of the Niña II by Robert F Marx( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the deep : the history of man's underwater exploration by Robert F Marx( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They dared the deep : a history of diving by Robert F Marx( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Columbus : the voyage of the Nina II by Robert F Marx( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 9-19-62, the Nina II, an authentic replica of the smallest of Columbus' cravels set sail for the New World from Spain. It was a daring exploit, for the crew of 9 men were determined to go exactly as Columbus had. This book, based on the log kept by the ship's navigator and the only American on board, is the unique and thrilling account of that remarkable true adventure
Encyclopedia of western Atlantic shipwrecks and sunken treasure by Victoria Sandz( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From aerial survey to zoology, Part I of this two-part encyclopedia covers all aspects of underwater archeology, treasure hunting and salvaging. Entries include various types of artifacts, notable treasure hunters, salvaging equipment, and techniques of mapping and excavating a shipwreck or preserving artifacts." "Part II catalogs the known shipwrecks in the Western Atlantic, based on information gathered from depositories around the world by Robert F. Marx. Every shipwreck receives an entry in alphabetical order under its appropriate geographical category. Entries include the ship's name (if known), nationality, type, function, location and history."--Jacket
The capture of the treasure fleet : the story of Piet Heyn by Robert F Marx( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Dutch and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the seventeenth-century Dutchman's capture of a supposedly impregnable Spanish treasure fleet in the Caribbean, thereby signaling the demise of the Spanish empire
Still more adventures by Robert F Marx( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasure lost at sea : diving to the world's great shipwrecks by Robert F Marx( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of underwater archeological sites and shipwrecks dating from the beginning of recorded history to the present day. The vast hidden world of sunken treasure. With less than 2% of the world's ocean depths explored to date, a myriad of unimagined mysteries and treasures await discovery. Treasure Lost at Sea chronicles the excitement of underwater archaeology and search for treasure. The book recounts the major periods and geographic locations of shipwrecks. Chapters include: The classical world Scandinavian shipwrecks The age of discovery The Spanish galleons Bermuda, graveyard of ships Privateers, pirates and mutineers Deep-water shipwrecks (Bismarck, Titanic, and others) Port Royal: The sunken city The lively text details the potential treasure as well as the political turf wars, technological limitations, and forces of nature that threaten any mission's success. Humanity's long history of exploration, civilization, trade and war is littered with sunken vessels. Colorful and richly illustrated, Treasure Lost at Sea will inspire a new generation of underwater archaeologists. Library of Congress Summary. An exploration of underwater archeological sites and shipwrecks dating from the beginning of recorded history to the present day
 
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Shipwrecks in the Americas
Alternative Names
Marx, Robert

Marx, Robert 1933-

Marx, Robert F.

Marx, Robert F. 1933-

Robert F. Marx Amerikaans archeoloog

Robert F. Marx US-amerikanischer Unterwasserarchäologe

رابرت اف. مارکس

マークス, ロバート・F

ロバート・F・マークス

Languages
English (147)

Spanish (2)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The search for sunken treasure : exploring the world's great shipwrecksShipwrecks in the AmericasThe voyage of the Niña IIEncyclopedia of western Atlantic shipwrecks and sunken treasureTreasure lost at sea : diving to the world's great shipwrecks