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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Review: The Pirates (The Seafarers)

User Review  - Bob MacPherson - Goodreads

Amazing illustrations. I think this book was part of the old school Time-Life series about seafaring and whatnot. Entertaining and fairly informative. Read full review

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Basic generic history of pirates with lots of good illustrations. Read full review


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About the author (1978)

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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