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The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers

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Rare volume, based on actual documents, recounts in lurid detail the life, atrocities and bloody death of the infamous Black Beard as well as the cold-blooded exploits of Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, Thomas White, Anne Bonney, Mary Read, and scores of other maritime marauders. Enhanced with over 70 atmospheric wood engravings. Introduction.

Synopsis:

Rare volume recounts lives and cold-blooded exploits of Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Anne Bonney, and other maritime marauders. 77 atmospheric wood engravings.

Synopsis:

Originally published in an extremely rare 1837 volume, these delightfully melodramatic yet true stories of the diabolical desperadoes who plundered the ships of the high seas detail the lives, atrocities, and exploits of such infamous pirates as Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, and Anne Bonney. 77 line illustrations.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

PREFACE TO THE EDITION

INTRODUCTION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE DANISH AND NORMAN PIRATES

ADVENTURES AND EXPLOITS OF CAPTAIN AVERY

HISTORY OF THE JOASSAMEE PIRATES

SKETCH OF THE JOASSAMEE CHIEF-RAHMAH-BENJABIR

"LIFE OF LAFITTE, THE PIRATE OF THE GULF"

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN ROBERTS

THE LIFE OF CHARLES GIBBS

HISTORY AND EXECUTION OF THE SPANISH PIRATES

THE LIFE OF BENITO DE SOTO

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPT. ROBERT KIDD

BLOODY CAREER AND EXECUTION OF VINCENT BENAVIDES

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN DAVIS

AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF THE MALAY PIRATES

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN CONDENT

THE LIFE OF CAPT. EDWARD LOW

LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CAPT. EDWARD ENGLAND

ACCOUNT OF THE LYNN PIRATES

HISTORY OF THE LADRONE PIRATES

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN LEWIS

"LIFE, CAREER, AND DEATH OF CAPT. THOMAS WHITE"

"LIFE, ATROCITIES, AND BLOODY DEATH OF BLACK BEARD"

"EXPLOITS, ARREST, AND EXECUTION OF CAPT. CHARLES VANE"

THE WEST INDIA PIRATES

ADVENTURES AND EXECUTION OF CAPT. JOHN RACKAM

LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF ANNE BONNEY

ADVENTURES AND HEROISM OF MARY READ

HISTORY OF THE ALGERINE PIRATES

"ADVENTURES, TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF CAPTAIN GOW"

THE PIRATES SONG

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486276076
Author:
Marine, Research Society
Author:
Ellms, Charles
Author:
Marine Research Society
Author:
Marine, Research Society
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
World
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
General and historiography
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
bk. 7
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
494
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.19 lb

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Rare volume recounts lives and cold-blooded exploits of Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Anne Bonney, and other maritime marauders. 77 atmospheric wood engravings.
"Synopsis" by , Originally published in an extremely rare 1837 volume, these delightfully melodramatic yet true stories of the diabolical desperadoes who plundered the ships of the high seas detail the lives, atrocities, and exploits of such infamous pirates as Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, and Anne Bonney. 77 line illustrations.
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