Secrets of the World's Undiscovered Treasures

Secrets of the World's Undiscovered Treasures

by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550029383
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Series: Mysteries and Secrets Series , #15
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,090,910
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe have investigated the world's unsolved mysteries for over 30 years and are the authors of 15 bestselling books including Mysteries and Secrets of Santeria , Voodoo and Obeah and Mysteries and Secrets of the Masons. They live in Cardiff, Wales.

Table of Contents

Note Tom Danheiser 9

Foreword Canon Stanley H. Mogford 11

Introduction 15

Chapter 1 What Is Treasure? What Forms Can It Take? 17

Chapter 2 Who Hid Their Treasure - and Why? 27

Chapter 3 Ancient Civilizations and Their Lost Treasures 36

Chapter 4 Asian Treasure 51

Chapter 5 European Treasure 68

Chapter 6 More European Treasure 108

Chapter 7 Transatlantic Treasure 125

Chapter 8 Pacific Treasure 141

Chapter 9 Secret Societies as Guardians of Treasure 150

Chapter 10 Templar Treasure in Arginy, France - and Elsewhere 166

Chapter 11 Pirates and Buccaneers 176

Chapter 12 Cursed Treasure and Its Strange Guardians 197

Chapter 13 Interesting Cases: The Seychelles, Cocos Island, and the Lost Dutchman Mine 206

Chapter 14 Lost Treasures in Canada 213

Chapter 15 The French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, the First World War, and the Second World War 227

Chapter 16 Ideas for Today's Treasure Seekers 234

Bibliography 237

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