Marx, Robert (Frank)

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MARX, Robert (Frank)

MARX, Robert (Frank). American, b. 1936. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Children's non-fiction, History, Travel/Exploration. Career: Operations director, Phoenician Explorations, 1979-; oceanographic consultant, International Minerals and Chemicals, 1959-60; adventure ed, Saturday Evening Post, 1960-63; underwater archaeologist, Jamaican Government, 1965-68; underwater archaeological consultant, Real Eight Co, 1968-71; director, Salvage for Seafinders Corp, Bahamas, 1971-74; consultant, Planet Ocean: International Oceanographic Foundation, 1974; president, educator, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, and University of California at San Diego, 1974-75; Sea World Enterprises Inc, 1974-76; contr ed, Aquarius mag, 1972-76; expedition leader, LOST Inc, 1978. Publications: Historia de Isla de Cozumel, 1959; Voyage of the Nina II, 1963, rev. ed., 1991; Following Columbus (children's), 1964, rev. ed., 1991; The Battle of the Armada 1588 (children's), 1965; The Battle of Lepanto 1571 (children's), 1966; They Dared the Deep, 1967; Pirate Port, 1967; Always Another Adventure, 1967; Treasure Fleets of the Spanish Main, 1968; Shipwrecks in Florida Waters, 1969; Shipwrecks in Mexican Waters, 1971; Shipwrecks of the Western Hemisphere, 1971, rev. ed., 1975; Sea Fever: Famous Underwater Explorers, 1972; Port Royal Rediscovered, 1973; The Lure of Sunken Treasure, 1973; Secrets beneath the Sea, 1975; The Underwater Dig, 1975, rev. ed., 1989; Still More Adventures, 1976; Capture of the Spanish Plate Fleet: 1628, 1976; Spanish Treasures in Florida Waters, 1978; Buried Treasures of the United States, 1978, rev. ed., 1987; Into the Deep, 1978; Diving for Adventure, 1979; Quest for Treasure, 1982; Shipwrecks in Florida Waters, 1985; The History of Underwater Explorations, 1990; Sunken Treasure: How to Find It, 1990; (with J. Marx) In Quest of the Great White Gods, 1991; (with J. Marx) The Search for Sunken Treasure, 1993; Buried Treasures You Can Find, 1993; (with J. Marx) New World Shipwrecks, 1994; Deep, Deeper, Deepest, 1998; In the Wake of Galleons, 2001; (with V. Sandz) Encyclopedia of Western Atlantic Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure, 2001. Address: 205 Orlando Blvd, Indialantic, FL 32903, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]