The pirates

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Time-Life Books, 1978 - Science - 192 pages
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Discusses and documents the infamous activities of pirates around the world from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century

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Douglas Botting is a writer, journalist, and biographer whose interests include travel, exploration, wild places, and conservation matters. His previous works include Gerald Durrell: The Authorized Biography, The Saga of Ring of Bright Water: The Enigma of Gavin Maxwell, as well as several travel guides. He lives near London.

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