1810 Scarce Book - HISTORY OF THE BUCANIERS (BUCCANIERS) OF AMERICA - PIRATES.
Author: Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier [and others].
Title: The History of the Bucaniers of America. (Buccaniers).
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London. Printed for J. Walker. J. Johnson and Co [and many others] 1810.
Size: 5 " X 3 ".
Pages: xxiii-660 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full calf leather binding with the nice gilt sailing boats on the spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown) - Armorial bookplate of T. H. Spurrier with motto "Honorem non honores capto" inside front cover - as shown).
Illustration: Complete with the nice frontispiece and the illustrated title page.
Estimate: (USD 600 - USD 1000)
The book: Scarce edition of this History of the Bucaniers of America. - Contents : pt. I. [Exquemelin, A.O.] The history of the bucaniers of America.--pt. II. [Ringrose, B.] The dangerous voyage and bold adventures of Captain Sharp, Coxon, Sawkins, and others, in the South sea.--pt. III. Raveneau de Lussan. A journal of a voyage made into the South sea, by the bucaniers or freebooters of America, from the year 1684 to 1689.--pt. IV. Montauban, de. A relation of a voyage made by the Sieur de Montauban, captain of the freebooters, on the coast of Guinea, in the year 1695. With a description of the kingdom of Cape Lopez, the manners, customs, and religion of the country.
The author: Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (also spelled Esquemeling, Exquemeling, or Oexmelin) (c. 1645–1707) was a French, Dutch or Flemish writer best known as the author of one of the most important sourcebooks of 17th-century piracy, first published in Dutch as De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, in Amsterdam, by Jan ten Hoorn, in 1678.
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