By: Sondra Farrell Bazrod, Pages 228, Softcover.
Discover the Unparalleled Treasure Found by Men and Women Just Like You!
* A librarian in Los Angeles opened a box in her attic and discovered the first half of Mark Twain's original handwritten manuscript for The Adventures if Huckleberry Finn, a literary masterpiece valued at more than $6 million!
* At a North Carolina attraction where fortune-hunting visitors search for gems, a man unearthed such a large jewel that he actually traded it for an entire island off the Florida coast.
* A California man with a metal detector discovered an enormous gold nugget in the desert weighing 156 troy ounces. The rock was valued at $500,000!
Treasure-hunters take note: Buried bounty, invaluable artifacts, and astounding caches of coins, jewels, and treasure are being located everyday by people just like you. The Hunt for Amazing Treasures reveals the fantastic stories behind dozens of these lucky, lucrative finds, from the identification of a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence (a $4 flea market buy!) to the discovery of a 34-carat diamond by a West Virginia boy while pitching horseshoes in his backyard. Most of all, this invaluable guide to the world's hidden wonders functions as your own treasure map, revealing how you can find, appraise, and claim your own precious plunder- and turn your personal possessions and heirlooms into gold!