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Quest for a Pirate

By: N/A

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Edinburgh,

Seller ID: 037861R

Condition: Very Good


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Journals of Two Cruisies Aboard the American Privateer Yankee in the War of 1812

By: A Wanderer (Pseud. Johnson, Noah - Ship's Clerk )

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 070355

Condition: Very Good Minus


Dark blue boards worn at edges with slightly worn spine lettering and scuffing to front cover. Splatter spots to front and rear pastedown. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. Light colored jacket slightly soiled with chip at top of spine, wear to edges, especially flap folds. View more info

Blackbeard

By: Allen, Dr. W. Glenn Jr.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Self: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037915R

Condition: Very Good


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Scourges of the South Sea : Piracy, Privateering and Crime in the Pacific

By: Allen, Mark (Editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: San Diego, Maritime Museum of San Diego: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029173

Condition: New


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A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44; Compiled from Papers and Other Materials

By: Anson, George : (Walter, Richard and Robins, Benjamin ;Edited By Williams, Glyndwr )

Price: $67.50

Publisher: U. K., Unknown:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012467

Condition: Very Good


Tabloid double columned version, no date, no publisher, paginated as three volumes at head, as a single volume at tail; 140pp no maps or illustrations. Bound in green boards, with 'Anson' by hand to spine. Probably an early illegal reprint, since this was a much reprinted book? Unwatermarked paper; page edges with red fleckings. Sturdy binding. Easy read version! View more info

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Under the Bloody Flag : Pirates of the Tudor Age

By: Appleby, John C.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: U. K., The History Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067499

ISBN: 075244851X

Condition: New


Long before Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Black Bart terrorized the Caribbean, the seas around the British Isles swarmed with pirates. Thousands of men turned to piracy at sea, often as a makeshift strategy of survival. Although the young Francis Drake became the most famous pirate of the period, scores of little-known pirate leaders operated during this time, acquiring mixed reputations on land and at sea. Captain Henry Strangeways earned notoriety for his attacks on French shipping in the English Channel and the Irish Sea, selling booty ashore in southwest England and Wales. John Callice and... View more info

Mutiny Afloat : A Dramatized Record of some Famous Sea Mutinies

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $14.85

Publisher: Frederick Muller London 1956: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004164I


1st edition. VG/NrF 15 stories ,204 pages.Bright jacket. View more info

PIRATES AND BURIED TREASURE ON FLORIDA ISLANDS : INCLUDING THE GASPARILLA STORY

By: Beater, Jack and MacLennan Roberts

Price: $3.56

Publisher: St. Petersburg FL, Great Outdoors Publishing: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044140

ISBN: 0820010197

Condition: Very Good


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PIRATE ROYAL

By: Beatty, John and Patricia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London/Toronto, MacMillan: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 037943R

Condition: Very Good


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The Pirates of Malabar and an Englishwoman in India Two Hundred Years Ago

By: Biddulph, Colonel John

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co: 1907

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 067090

Condition: Good Plus


Edges worn, corners bumped, hinges exposed, previous seller sticker front pastedown. Some foxing and toning of endpapers. Page block secure, pages unmarked. View more info

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Pirates of the West Indies

By: Black, Clinton

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1989: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010958

ISBN: 0521358183

Condition: Very Good


This is a concise history of the life and times of ten of the most important pirates of the Caribbean region. The book sheds new light on old questions and popular notions of piracy. Who and what was a pirate? What were the origins of the buccaneers? And what of buried treasure and the fiendish custom of making prisoners walk the plank? After describing the historical context, Clinton Black provides fascinating accounts of the lives of some of the better-known figures of the Spanish Main, including that "prince of privateers, " Henry Morgan; Captain William Sawkins, "a man whom nothing on eart... View more info

The Declaration of Paris of 1856 : Being an Account of the Maritime Rights of Great Britain; a Consideration of Their Importance; a History of Their Surrender By the Signature of the Declaration of Paris ; and an Argument By the Repudiation of That Declar

By: Bowles, Thomas Gibson

Price: $67.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 020013

Condition: Nr VG


New spine. Front board reads 'Presented by the Author'. Armorial bookplate . Foxed page edges. Authorising Privateers! View more info

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Pirates and Privateers

By: Bowling, Tom

Price: $5.40

Publisher: U. K., Pocket Essentials: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044990

ISBN: 1842432311

Condition: New


A lively history of piracy, from ancient times through the Renaissance. View more info

Crusoe's Island in the Caribbean

By: Bowman, Heath and Jefferson

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs - Merrill Company: 1939

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 020081B

Condition: Fair to Good


Private library stamp on title page, bookplate on pastedown; no other markings. View more info

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The Curse of Treasure Island

By: Bryan, Francis

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012049

ISBN: 0670030899

Condition: New


Never out of print since its first publication in book form in 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" is a thrilling narrative of pirates, hidden treasure, and peril on the high seas that is as popular with adults as with children. Here, at last, is a worthy sequel, written in the same spirit as Stevenson's brilliant original. Now a sturdy young man of twenty-one, Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy who narrated "Treasure Island," is content with his quiet life as landlord of the family inn. Nothing could induce him to return to the accursed island. But when a mysterious and beautiful st... View more info

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The Curse of Treasure Island

By: Bryan, Francis

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012023

ISBN: 0670030899

Condition: Fine


Never out of print since its first publication in book form in 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" is a thrilling narrative of pirates, hidden treasure, and peril on the high seas that is as popular with adults as with children. Here, at last, is a worthy sequel, written in the same spirit as Stevenson's brilliant original. Now a sturdy young man of twenty-one, Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy who narrated "Treasure Island," is content with his quiet life as landlord of the family inn. Nothing could induce him to return to the accursed island. But when a mysterious and beautiful st... View more info

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Dangerous Waters : Modern Piracy and Terror on the High Seas

By: Burnett, John S.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Dutton/Plume: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 016145a

ISBN: 0525946799

Condition: Near Fine


While sailing alone one night in the shipping lanes across one of the busiest waterways in the world, John Burnett was attacked by pirates. Through sheer ingenuity and a little bit of luck, he survived, and his shocking firsthand experience became the inspiration for this book. "Dangerous Waters" charts the resurgence of piracy in recent years and reveals why it poses a significant threat to our safety and security. Today's breed of pirates are not the colorful cutthroats painted by the history books. Unlike the romantic images from yesteryear of Captain Hook, Long John Silver, and Blackb... View more info

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Dangerous Waters : Modern Piracy and Terror on the High Seas

By: Burnett, John S.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Dutton/Plume: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 026758

ISBN: 0-525-94679-9

Condition: Very Good


While sailing alone one night in the shipping lanes across one of the busiest waterways in the world, John Burnett was attacked by pirates. Through sheer ingenuity and a little bit of luck, he survived, and his shocking firsthand experience became the inspiration for this book. "Dangerous Waters" charts the resurgence of piracy in recent years and reveals why it poses a significant threat to our safety and security. Today's breed of pirates are not the colorful cutthroats painted by the history books. Unlike the romantic images from yesteryear of Captain Hook, Long John Silver, and Blackb... View more info

History of the Buccaneers of America

By: Burney, James

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001427I

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of 1816 edition. Spine faded, wear to edges of boards. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Bookplate front pastedown. View more info

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A History of Pirates : Blood and Thunder on the High Seas

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Edison, Chartwell Books, Inc.: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039057W

ISBN: 0-7858-1856-1

Condition: New


This book looks at the reality behind the legends of Blackbeard, Calico Jack Rackham and several other cutthroats who sailed the high seas. It portrays the pirates, their weapons, ships, hideouts...and their victims. View more info