Sunday, July 19, 2015

Mysteries of the Sea - 200 Books on DVDrom



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Contents of disk:

The Mystery of the Sea by Bram Stoker (author of Dracula) 1902

The Bottom of the Sea by L Sonrel 1872

The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales by Arthur Conan Doyle 1912

The Ghost-Ship and other Stories by Richard Middleton 1912

The Phantom Ship by Captain Marryat 1896

How the Norway was Haunted, article in Ballou's monthly magazine 1892

I Saw Three Ships (Ghost Dragoon) by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1892

The Haunted Ships, article in The Flowers of Literature 1824

The Story of the Haunted Ship by Wilhelm Hauff 1890

Famous Mysteries: Curious and Fantastic Riddles of Human Life that have Never Been Solved by John Elfreth Watkins 1919

The Ocean and its Mysteries by AH Verrill 1917

The Sea: its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril & Heroism by Frederick Whymper, Volume 1-2 1877

The Sea: its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril & Heroism by Frederick Whymper, Volume 3-4 1877

Sea Fables Explained by Henry Lee 1883

Sea Monsters Unmasked by Henry Lee 1883

Extinct Monsters and Creatures of Other Days by HN Hutchinson 1910

Mythical Monsters by Charles Gould 1886

Fish stories alleged and experienced, with a little history natural and unnatural by Charles F Holder 1909

Memorials of the sea by William Scoresby 1851

Myths and Legends of Japan by FH Davis 1912

Stories of the Sea by John R Spears 1893

Ghost of the Sea by TC Bridges 1908

Sailing Ships - the story of their development from the earliest times to the present day by EK Chatterton 1909

Tales of the Horrible (The Phantom Ship - Flying Dutchman) 1837

The Clipper Ship Era by Arthur H Clark 1910

Faery lands of the South seas 1921

The Lost Steamer - a history of the Amazon 1852

History of the General Slocum disaster by which nearly 1200 lives were lost by the burning of the steamer General Slocum in Hell gate, New York harbor, June 15,1904 by JS Ogilvie

The Norsemen in the West - America before Columbus by RM Ballantyne 1872

The Ghost World By Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (Sea Phantoms) 1893

Fictitious and symbolic creatures in art by John Vinycomb 1906

An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic by Morris Jastrow, Albert Tobias Clay 1920 (contains what many believe to be the original flood account)

History of the Johnstown flood by Willis F Johnson 1889

The North Pole, the Great Ice Age, and the Deluge by William Brown Galloway 1900

Horrors of the Modern Deluge! Descriptive and illustrated review of the great floods of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers by Walter Raymond 1882

Weird Tales from Northern Seas by R Nisbet Bain 1893

Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen by William Jones 1880

Icelandic Legends by Jon Arnason 1864

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Danish Fairy Legends and Tales by Hans Christian Anderson 1891

An Essay on the credibility of the existence of the Kraken and other Sea Serpents 1849

The Great Sea-Serpent - An Historical and Critical Treatise With the Reports of 187 Appearances by AC Oudemans 1892

The Sea Fairies by L Frank Baum 1911

The Sea Lady by HG Wells 1902

Stories of Greek Gods, Heroes and Men by Carolina C Harding (Poseidon God of the Sea, and Proteus the Old Man of the Sea) 1897

Astronomical Curiosities - Facts and Fallacies by J Ellard Gore 1909

Tales of Shipwreck and Peril at Sea 1858

A History of Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea, from the Most Authentic Sources, Volume 1 by Cyrus Redding 1833

A History of Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea, from the Most Authentic Sources, Volume 2 by Cyrus Redding 1833

Awful Calamities - The Shipwrecks of December 1839 (1840)

Interesting and Authentic Narratives of the Most Remarkable Shipwrecks by R Thomas 1847

The Wreck of the "Grosvenor" an account of the mutiny of the crew and the loss of the ship when trying to make the Bermudas, Volume 1 by WC Russell 1877

The Wreck of the "Grosvenor" an account of the mutiny of the crew and the loss of the ship when trying to make the Bermudas, Volume 2 by WC Russell 1877

The Wreck of the "Grosvenor" an account of the mutiny of the crew and the loss of the ship when trying to make the Bermudas, Volume 3 by WC Russell 1877

Heroes of the Storm by William D O'Connor 1904

The Voyage of the Fleetwing by CM Newell 1886

Marine History 1877

Polynesian Mythology by Sir George Grey 1900

The Franklin Expedition by William Scoresby 1850

Celebrated Spies and Famous Mysteries of the Great War by George Barton 1919* ("THE saddest word in the maritime vocabulary is 'missing,' and yet it is the only term that can be applied to the strange case of Alfred Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American Consul-General to Rio Janeiro, Brazil, who so mysteriously disappeared with the captain, the crew and the United States naval collier, the Cyclops.")

Famous Ghost-Stories by English Authors (The Haunted Ships) 1920

Sea Wolves of the Mediterranean by E Hamilton Currey 1910

Story of the Barbary Corsairs by Stanley Lane-Poole 1890

The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort 1919 (gives detailed unsolved accounts of fish falling from the skies)

Sea and Land - an Illustrated History of the Wonderful and Curious Things of Nature existing before and since the Deluge by James Buel 1887

Plus You Get:

The Timaeus of Plato 1888 (the first mention of Atlantis was by Plato in this work written about 360 BC

The Swastika in Atlantis, article in The Word 1915

Atlantis, the antediluvian world by Ignatius Donnelly 1882

Legendary Islands of the Atlantic by William Babcock 1922

Ragnarok: the Age of Fire and Gravel by Ignatius Donnelly 1883

Poseidon's Paradise, the romance of Atlantis by Elizabeth Birkmaier 1892

The Lost Atlantis and other Ethnographic Studies by Sir Daniel Wilson



Researches into the Lost Histories of America - The zodiac shown to be an old terrestrial map in which the Atlantic isle is delineated; so that light can be thrown upon the obscure histories of the earthworks and ruined cities of America by William Stephens Blackett 1884

Atlina, queen of the floating isle by MBM Toland 1892

Submerged Atlantis restored by Joseph B Leslie 1911

The Secret of Plato's Atlantis by Lord Arundell of Wardour 1885

The Secret of Plato's Atlantis - A Reply, article in The Dublin Review 1886

The Oera Linda Book from a manuscript of the 13th century by William Sandbach 1876 (this esoteric text mentions it under the name Atland. The book claims that it was submerged in 2193 BC)

The Oera Linda Book, article in The Cornhill Magazine 1876

Our Story of Atlantis written down for the Hermetic Brotherhood by WP Phelon 1903

A Bit of Atlantis by Douglas Erskine 1900

Beginnings or Glimpses of vanished civilizations by Marion Mulhall 1911

The History of Atlantis by Lewis Spence

The Lost Island Atlantis by Edward Fletcher 1889

The Lost Atlantis, article in The Kansas City review 1885

The Lost Continent Atlantis by WJ Colville 1884

The Submerged Continents of Atlantis and Lemuria by Rudolf Steiner 1911

Atla - a story of the Lost Island by Gregory Smith 1886

Preadamites - A demonstraiton of the existence of men before Adam by Alexander Winchell 1890

The Lost Lemuria BY W. Scott-Elliot 1904 (Lemuria is the name of a hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The concept of Lemuria has been rendered obsolete by modern understanding of plate tectonics. However, it has still been used as a location and inspiration in a wide range of novels, television shows, films and music.)

Atlantis, a Novel by G Hauptmann 1912

The myths of Plato by John Stewart 1905

The Scarlet Empire by David Parry 1906

Riddles of prehistoric times by James H Anderson 1911

The Mystery of Atlantis by SA Wildman 1878

Classical Authors and Atlantis, article in The theosophical path 1916

Ideal Commonwealths comprising More's Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City of the sun, and Harrington's Oceana 1901

The Successive Discoveries of America, article in The Dublin Review 1841

The Secret Doctrine By H.P. Blavatsky, Volume 1, 1893

The Secret Doctrine By H.P. Blavatsky, Volume 2, 1893

The Secret Doctrine By H.P. Blavatsky, Volume 3, 1893 (Blavatsky taught that the Atlanteans were great heroes)

A Dream of Atlantic, article in The Word 1909

The Romance of Navigation by Henry Frith 1893 (one page unreadable)

History of the Prehistoric Ages: Written by the Ancient Historic Band of Spirits by Leonard Herbert Nason 1880

A Dweller on Two Planets by Phylos 1920

Tales of the enchanted islands of the Atlantic by Thomas W Higginson 1898

Plus You Get:

Pirates by Charles Johnson 1922

Pirates and piracy by Oscar Herrmann 1902

Howard Pyle's book of Pirates - fiction, fact & fancy concerning the Buccaneers & marooners of the Spanish Main 1921

Buccaneers and pirates of our coasts by Frank Stockton 1898

Blackbeard, Buccaneer by Ralph Paine 1922

The Book of Buried Treasure; being a true history of the gold, jewels, and plate of Pirates, galleons, etc., which are sought for to this day by Ralph Paine 1922

The Pirate of Panama - a tale of the fight for buried treasure by Ralph Paine 1914

The Buccaneers and Marooners of America by Howard Pyle 1897

Lives and exploits of English highwaymen, Pirates, and Robbers by Charles Whitehead 1883

Daring deeds of Famous Pirates - True stories of the stirring adventures, bravery and resource of pirates, filibusters & buccaneers by E. Chatterton 1917

The History of the Lives and Bloody exploits of the most noted pirates - their trials and executions by Ezra Strong 1836

The Lives and daring deeds of the most celebrated Pirates and Buccaneers of all countries 1800

The History of Pirates, free-booters or buccaneers of America by JW Archenholz 1907

The History of the pirates, containing the lives of those noted pirate captains, Misson, Bowen, Kidd, Tew, Halsey, White, Condent, Bellamy and their several crews by Thomas Carey 1834

Captain William Kidd and others of the pirates or buccaneers who ravaged the seas, the islands, and the continents of America two hundred years ago by John Abbott 1874

The pirates of Panama - The buccaneers of America, a true account of the famous adventures and daring deeds of Sir Henry Morgan and other notorious freebooters of the Spanish Main 1914 by A.O. Exquemelin

The Voyages and Adventures of Edward Teach, commonly called Black Beard, the notorious Pirate by S Wilkinson 1805



The real Captain Kidd - A Vindication by Cornelius Neale Dalton 1911

New-England legends by Harriet Spofford 1871

The buccaneers of America by A.O. Exquemelin 1914

Kate Bonnet - the romance of a Pirate's daughter by Frank Stockton 1914

Sea-wolves of seven shores by Jessie Peabody Frothingham 1904

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 1911

Great pirate stories by Joseph Lewis French 1922

The Monarchs of the Main by Walter Thornbury 1861

Sea and Sail - Marvelous adventures on the Ocean 1876

The Pirate of the Mediterranean by  W.H.G. Kingston 1851

Tunisia and the modern Barbary Pirates by Herbert Vivian 1899

The Book of the Ocean by Ernest Ingersoll 1908

Stories of the Spanish Main by Frank Stockton

Pirate Gold by FJ Stimson 1896

Some Famous Pirates, article in the National Review 1891

Legends and Superstitions of the Sea and of Sailors by Fletcher Barrett 1885

Tales of Shipwrecks and other Disasters at Sea by Thomas Bingley 1850

Memorable Shipwrecks and Seafaring Adventures of the 19th century by JF Layson 1907

Remarkable Voyages and Shipwrecks - being a popular collection of extraordinary and authentic Sea Narratives relating to all parts of the globe by GW Barrington 1888

Lafitte of Louisiana by Mary Devereux 1902

THE PIRATES OWN BOOK - Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers by Charles Ellms 1837

The Sea's Anthology from the earliest times down to the middle of the 19th century by JE Patterson 1913

Why Treasure Island, article in English journal By National Council of Teachers of English 1920

15 Men on a Dead Mans Chest, the complete text of the song in Yachting magazine 1914

The Corsair King by Mor Jokai 1901

The Jolly Roger, article in Blackwood's magazine 1921

Some Eminent Pirates, article in The Gentleman's magazine 1921

In the Wake of Captain Kidd, article in The Rudder Magazine 1909

Remarkable Shipwrecks - A collection of interesting accounts of naval disasters 1813 (poor quality book)

Plus You Get:


Harold Bride's Story of the Sinking of the Titanic, article in Writing of today: models of journalistic prose, selected and discussed 1915

Sixteen Boats and a Quiet Sea, several articles in The Outlook 1912

Telling the Tale of the Titanic, several articles in The Independent 1912

The Greatest of Marine Disasters, article in Engineering News 1912

What the Wireless Told (Titanic), article in Popular Electricity and the World's Advance 1912

The Tragedy of the Titanic and its Lesson, article in The American review of reviews 1912

Some of the Legal Aspects of the Titanic Disaster, article in Bench and Bar 1913

Problems Growing out of the Titanic Disasster, article in The American Mercantile Marine 1915

Titanic Tribute to the Deep, article in Machinists' monthly journal 1912

Notes on Life and Letters By Joseph Conrad 1921 (SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE LOSS OF THE TITANIC)

British Resentment of our Titanic Inquiry, a series of articles in Current Opinion 1912

On Safety of Life at Sea, article in The Edinburgh Review 1912

Plus You Get:

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allen Poe 1838
"Another eerie coincidence: One scene in this fictional book visits a whaling ship lost at sea, taking with it all but 4 crewmen. Out of food, the men drew lots to see who would be eaten, the unfortunate decision landing on a young cabin boy named Richard Parker (and here it gets really weird)....46 years later there was an actual disaster at sea involving the Mignonette wherein the men drew lots and decided to eat their cabin boy...a boy named Richard Parker."

Mysteries of the Sea by John Spears (Flying Dutchman, Mary Celeste, article in Munsey's magazine 1905)

The Mystery of the Mary Celeste, article in The Overland Monthly 1906 (The Mary Celeste was an American brigantine merchant ship famous for having been discovered in the Atlantic Ocean unmanned and apparently abandoned, despite the fact that the weather was fine and her crew had been experienced and able seamen. The Mary Celeste was in seaworthy condition and still under sail heading toward the Strait of Gibraltar. She had been at sea for a month and had over six months' worth of food and water on board. Her cargo was virtually untouched and the personal belongings of passengers and crew were still in place, including valuables. The crew was never seen or heard from again. Their disappearance is often cited as the greatest maritime mystery of all time.)

The Captain of the Polestar (fictional work by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle where Doyle gives his version of what happened on the Mary Celeste) 1912

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste, article in Yachting magazine 1914

The Case of the Mary Celeste, article in Chambers's journal 1904

Famous Mysteries - Curious and Fantastic Riddles of Human Life by John E Watkins 1919 (Mysteries of the Sea, Mary Celeste)

The Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland, an authentic account of the most horrible disaster in Canadian history constructed from the real facts obtained from those on board who survived and other great sea disasters by Logan Marshall 1914 (1012 lives lost)

Tales of Shipwrecks and other Disasters at Sea by Thomas Bingley 1850

Memorable Shipwrecks and Seafaring Adventures of the 19th century by JF Layson 1907

Remarkable Voyages and Shipwrecks - being a popular collection of extraordinary and authentic Sea Narratives relating to all parts of the globe by GW Barrington 1888

Remarkable Shipwrecks - A collection of interesting accounts of naval disasters 1813 (poor quality book)

The Lusitania's Last Voyage by Charles Lauriat 1915

The Grave of the Lusitania by HI Phillips 1918

The Tragedy of the Lusitania by F Ellis 1915

The "Lusitania" Case by Albert Henschel 1915

The Death Ship, a Strange Story - an Account of a Cruise in The Flying Dutchman, by William Clark Russell 1888

The Phantom Ship by Captain Marryat 1839

The Ghost Ship and other Stories by Richard Middleton 1913

Phantoms of the Deep - Legends and superstitions of the sea and of sailors 1903

Legends and Superstitions of the sea and of sailors by F Bassett 1885

The Mystery of the "Ocean Star" by William Clark Russell 1888

The Mystery of the USS Cyclops, article in Santa Fe Magazine 1920

Loss of the Sultana and Reminiscences of Survivors. History of a disaster where over one thousand five hundred human beings were lost, most of them being exchanged prisoners of war on their way home, by Chester Berry 1892

The Mariner's Chronicle, containing narratives of the most Remarkable Disasters at sea, such as Shipwrecks, storms, Fires, and Famines by A Duncan 1834

Lost Ships and Lonely Seas by Ralph Paine 1921

Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy - a weird series of tales of shipwreck and disaster by New York : Hurst & Co. 1800's

The Book of Buried Treasure - being a true history of the Gold, Jewels, and plate of Pirates, Galleons, which are sought for to this day by Ralph Paine 1922

Ancient and Modern Ships by George Holmes 1906 part 1

Ancient Ships by Cecil Tor 1895

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