The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years upon the Coasts of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga (Both English and French), Wherein are contained more especially the Unparalleled Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican Hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Panama, etc., Now Faithfully Rendered into English, with Facsimiles of the Original Engravings.

By: Esquemeling, John; Powell, Henry

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First thus. Spine and edges faded, minor loss from spine head and foot, front and end matter foxed. 1893 Hard Cover. xxxv, [1], 508 pp. 8vo. A history of pirate and buccaneer activity in the Caribbean and Bahamas. Reprinted from the edition of 1684, to which is added a reprint of the very scarce fourth part, by Basil Ringrose (1685), containing the 'Dangerous Voyage and Bold Attempts of Captain Bartholomew Sharp and Others', edited, with an introduction, by Henry Powell. Engraved frontispiece of Henry Morgan, six engraved plates in text (including an excellent panoramic view of the destruction of the Spanish Armada), and a fold-out map.

Title: The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years upon the Coasts of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga (Both English and French), Wherein are contained more especially the Unparalleled Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican Hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Panama, etc., Now Faithfully Rendered into English, with Facsimiles of the Original Engravings.

Author: Esquemeling, John; Powell, Henry

Categories: Colonial Era, Early Imprints, Nautical & Exploration,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1893

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2286214

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY NAVAL PIRATE NAUTICAL PIRACY BUCCANEERS AMERICA WEST INDIES,