The Buccaneers of America

The Buccaneers of America

by Alexander O. Exquemelin
     
 

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Detailed accounts of shrewd and fearless men, excellent navigators, and blood-thirsty adventurers who frequently committed inhuman acts of cruelty — among them the infamous Henry Morgan.  See more details below

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Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Detailed accounts of shrewd and fearless men, excellent navigators, and blood-thirsty adventurers who frequently committed inhuman acts of cruelty — among them the infamous Henry Morgan.

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CIP carries an extended title (which does not appear on the title page):...a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late upon the coast of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French.... The work was first published in Dutch in 1678; this reprint (with an introduction) is of the 1924 second edition of an English translation published by George Routledge and Sons Ltd. Member price, $23.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557500779
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
03/15/1993
Series:
Classics of Naval Literature Ser.
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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