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1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.
1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.

1891 Rare Book - Pirates, The History Of The Buccaneers Of America by James Burney, F.R.S.

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Author: James Burney, F.R.S.
Title: History of the Buccaneers of America.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1891. Reprinted from the edition of 1816.
Language: Text in English.

Size: 8.5" x 6".
Pages: xv-382 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-cloth binding. The front cover features a red spine with gilt titles and intricate patterns, and green cloth on the rest of the cover (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some rare light foxing - as shown). 
Illustration: Complete with the two maps illustrating the voyages and territories discussed, adding valuable context to the narrative.

The book: The History of the Buccaneers of America is a comprehensive account of the infamous buccaneers who terrorized the seas in the 17th and early 18th centuries. This edition, reprinted from the original 1816 publication, offers a detailed exploration of the buccaneers' exploits, their impact on the history of the Americas, and their enduring legacy. The book provides an in-depth look at the political, social, and economic factors that fueled the buccaneers' rise and eventual decline, making it an essential resource for historians and enthusiasts of maritime history.

The author: James Burney (1750-1821) was a distinguished British naval officer and historian. Serving as a captain in the Royal Navy, Burney participated in several important naval expeditions, including voyages with Captain James Cook. His firsthand experiences and extensive research informed his historical works, including the five-volume A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. Burney's meticulous attention to detail and narrative skills have cemented his reputation as a significant historian of maritime exploration.

 


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