1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.
1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.

1923 Rare Book - Pirates, The Buccaneers Of America by Esquemeling.

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Author : John Esquemeling. (Translated from the Dutch. Revised & edited by William Swan Stallybrass).
Title: The Buccaneers of America. A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years upon the Coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French. Translation of 1684-5 revised by William Swan Stallybrass. With an Introductory Essay by Andrew Lang.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., no date (1923).
Size: 8.5" X 6".
Pages: xix-480 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good original full-cloth binding with brown and white cloth (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, corner slightly bumped - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean, rare foxing mainly on the outer edge of the rear publisher's catalog - as shown).
Illustration: Complete with the facsimiles of original engravings, maps, and buccaneers' portraits.

The book: Rare and attractive edition of "The Buccaneers of America," a detailed and vivid account originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, one of the Buccaneers present at these events, and translated into Spanish by Alonso de Bonne-Maison. The English translation presented here is a faithful rendition of the 1684-5 translation, revised and edited by William Swan Stallybrass, with an introductory essay by Andrew Lang. This edition provides a comprehensive look at the exploits of the buccaneers, including notable figures such as Sir Henry Morgan, and offers a unique glimpse into the tumultuous and adventurous lives of these infamous pirates.

The author: John Esquemeling was a Dutch pirate who turned historian, providing first-hand accounts of the buccaneering era in the Caribbean. His works remain one of the most important sources of information on the subject.

 


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