1923 Rare First Edition - The Real Story Of The PIRATE by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill. Illustrations & MAP.
Author: Alpheus Hyatt Verrill.
Title: The Real Story of the Pirate.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: New York, London, D. Appleton and Company, 1923. First Edition.
Size: 8.5 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: xxi-373 pages
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed mainly on the front cover - as shown) under a protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good, near fine, content (bright, tight and clean).
Illustration: Complete with the 15 illustrations including the folding Map of the South Sea & Coasts of America done in 1680-1683 by Capt. Sharp.
The book: Rare and nice First Edition of The Real Story of the Pirate by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill.
The author: Alpheus Hyatt Verrill, known as Hyatt Verrill, (23 July 1871 – 14 November 1954) was an American zoologist, explorer, inventor, illustrator and author. He wrote on a wide variety of topics, including natural history, travel, radio and whaling. He participated in a number of archaeological expeditions to the West Indies, South, and Central America. He traveled extensively throughout the West Indies, and all of the Americas, North, Central and South. Theodore Roosevelt stated: "It was my friend Verrill here, who really put the West Indies on the map.”
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