The pirates

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Time-Life Books, 1978 - History - 192 pages
2 Reviews
Discusses the lives and deeds of Henry Every, Stede Bonnet, John Rackam, Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and other pirates.

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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

Review: The Pirates (The Seafarers)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

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


A Golden Age for daring sea rovers
chapters A pirate path to the fabled Orient
Essay A brawling lair for a lawless breed

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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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