This is a list of all my treasure hunting books. There are many others on the market, and this list is by no means meant to detract from them. It is merely what I decided to purchase, and very much based on what I could afford.


  • Advanced Coin Shooting, by Patrick Fahey
  • Buried Treasures of the American Southwest, by W.C. Jamison
  • Buried Treasures of Texas, by W.C. Jamison
  • Buried Treasure of the United States, by Robert Marx
  • Cache Hunting, by H. Glenn Carson
  • Charles Garrett's Treasure Hunting Secrets, by Charles Garrett
  • Coinshooting II, Digging Deeper Coins, by H. Glenn Carson
  • Competition Treasure Hunting, by Ernie Curlee
  • Detecting Altered Coins, by Bert Harsche
  • Diamonds in the Surf, by Bob Trevillian & Frank Carter
  • Dowsing for Everyone, by Harvey Howells
  • Eastern Treasure Hunter, by Dave Rendina
  • Ghost Towns & Historical Haunts in Arizona, by Thelma Heatwole
  • Glittering Prospects, by Joan Allen
  • How to Use, After Buying, Detector Field Guide, by Roy Lagal
  • How to Test, Before Buying, Detector Field Guide, by Roy Lagal
  • How Metal Detectors Work, by Mark Rowan and William Lahr
  • How Test VLF/TR.BFO.TR, Before Buying, Detector Field Guide, by Roy Lagal
  • In Search of the Golden Madonna, by G. Lee Tippin & Herbert Humphreys
  • Introducton to G.E.B. Coinmasters, by Jimmy Sierra
  • Journals of El Dorado, by Estee Conatser & Karl von Mueller
  • Lost Treasures on the Old Spanish Trail, by George Thompson
  • Metal Detecting for Beginners, by Ed Tisdale
  • Metal Detecting Previously Hunted Sites, by Vince Pascucci
  • Modern Treasure Finder's Manual, by George Sullivan
  • Modern Metal Detectors, by Charles Garrett
  • Modern Treasure Hunting, by Charles Garrett & Roy Lagal
  • New Photograde by James F. Ruddy
  • Professional Treasure Hunter, by George Mroczkowski
  • Prospecting with the 6000/Di Pro, by Jimmy Sierra
  • Relic Hunter, the Book by Ed Fedory
  • Researching & Detecting Ghost Towns, by Daryl J.R. Townley
  • Search! by James Warnke
  • Spectrum, Better Depth & Performance, by Daryl Townley
  • Strike it Rich, by Peggy Hardigree
  • Successful Coin Hunting, by Charles Garrett
  • Successful Treasure Hunting, by Lance Comfort
  • Sudden Wealth, by Deek Gladson
  • Taking a Closer Look at Metal Detector Discrimination, by Robert Brockett
  • TH'ing, A Modern Search for Adventure, by Glenn Carson
  • The Detector Owner's Field Manual by Roy Lagal
  • The Electronic Metal Detector Handbook, by E.S.LeGaye
  • The Poor Man's Treasure Hunter, by Bob Trevillian & Frank Carter
  • The Complete Guide to Treasure Hunting, by Carlisle & Michelsohn
  • The Sterling Legend, by Estee Conaster
  • The New Successful Coin Hunting, by Charles Garrett
  • The Quest for Treasure, by Robert Marx
  • The Totally Revised Modern Metal Detectors, by Charles Garrett
  • The Urban Treasure Hunter, 1st Edition, by Michael Chaplan
  • The Mid-Atlantic Treasure Coast, by Stephen Voynick
  • The World of the Relic Hunter, by Ed Fedory
  • The Treasure Hunter's Handbook, by Andy Sabisch
  • The International Treasure Hunter, by International Treasure Hunting Society
  • The Detectorist, by Bob Sickler
  • The Age of Gold, by H.W. Brands
  • Tracking Treasure, by Philip Trupp
  • Treasure Hunter's Manual #6, by Karl von Mueller
  • Treasure Hunter's Relic Identification, by Lynn Blumenstein
  • Treasure Hunter's Yearbook (1974-1975), by A.T. Evans
  • Treasure Hunting Annual, Volume I, by Glenn Carson
  • Treasure Hunting Annual, Volume II, by Glenn Carson
  • Treasure Under Your Feet, by Roy Volker and Dick Richmond
  • Treasure Hunting w/a Metal Detector In, Around and Under Water, by Steve Blount
  • Treasure of the Atocha, by Duncan Mathewson III
  • Treasure Hunting Pays Off, by Charles Garrett
  • Treasure from British Waters, by John Howland
  • Treasure Recovery from Sand & Sea, by Charles Garrett
  • Treasure Hunter's Manual #7, by Karl von Mueller
  • True Stories of American Treasure, by Dale M. Titler
  • Understanding the White's DFX, by Jimmy Normandi
  • VLF/TR Metal Detector Handbook, by Roy Lagal & Charles Garrett