1931 Rare First Edition - Bully Hayes South Sea PIRATE by Basil Lubbock, Illustrated.
Author: Basil Lubbock.
Title: Bully Hayes South Sea PIRATE.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: Boston, Charles E. Lauriat Company, 1931. First Edition.
Size: 10 " X 8 ".
Pages: xi-322 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine original blue full cloth binding (hinges fine) in a good original dust jacket (price clipped, tears and chips - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustration: Complete with the endpapers maps and 17 illustrations & photographs.
Estimate: (USD 250 - USD 300)
The book: Attractive and rare First Edition of Bully Hayes - South Sea PIRATE, a historical book written by Basil Lubbock. The book provides a fascinating account of the life and exploits of Bully Hayes, a notorious figure in the South Seas during the 19th century.
The story revolves around the enigmatic character of Bully Hayes, who was known for his audacious adventures as a pirate in the Pacific. Lubbock delves into the details of Hayes' life, tracing his origins, early exploits, and his rise to infamy as a feared pirate.
The book explores the South Seas region, its islands, and the maritime trade routes that Hayes operated in. It provides insights into the political climate of the time, the conflicts between different powers, and the challenges faced by sailors and traders navigating the treacherous waters.
Through vivid storytelling, Lubbock brings to life the daring escapades of Bully Hayes, including his encounters with other pirates, confrontations with authorities, and his ability to charm and manipulate those around him. The author delves into the complexities of Hayes' character, presenting him as a charismatic but ultimately flawed individual.
"Bully Hayes - South Sea Pirate" offers readers a gripping narrative filled with adventure, danger, and intrigue. It provides a window into a tumultuous era of maritime history and offers a captivating exploration of the life and legend of one of the most infamous pirates to sail the South Seas.
The author: Alfred Basil Lubbock MC (9 September 1876 – 3 September 1944 at Monks Orchard, Seaford) was a British historian, sailor and soldier. He was a prolific writer on the last generation of commercial sailing vessels in the Age of Sail. He was an early (1911) member of the Society for Nautical Research, served on its council (1921–24) and contributed to its journal, The Mariner's Mirror.
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