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Image for The Romance of Piracy: The story of the adventures, fights, and deeds of daring of pirates, filibusters, and buccaneers from the earliest times to the present day

The Romance of Piracy: The story of the adventures, fights, and deeds of daring of pirates, filibusters, and buccaneers from the earliest times to the present day

By: E. Keble Chatterton

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C2298


Pirates and acts of piracy were not limited to the Caribbean Sea and the 16th and 17th centuries, as we often think, but ranged far across time and place. The author describes the men of adventure who took to pirating in classical times around the Mediterranean Sea, and, later, the Vikings in the North Sea, the Algerian Corsairs, and the English who crisscrossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of (primarily) Spanish gold, as well as the pirates of Borneo and China. Biograph... View more info

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On the Spanish Main or, some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien. With a description of the buccaneers and a short account of old-time ships and sailors

By: John Masfield

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M2257


Sir Francis Drake was not reluctant to go outside the bounds of legitimate trade to attack and plunder the Spanish in the Caribbean. Nor was he reluctant to work with the maroons, black slaves escaped from the Spanish-held islands, in order to accomplish his monetarily-productive ends. Add to this mix the buccaneers, men who rebelled against authority and took to the waterways to plunder ships and ports around the Caribbean. The end result is a rousing narrative of depre... View more info