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The Mammoth Book of Pirates

The Mammoth Book of Pirates

A rollicking tour of the history of the high seas with Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, ‘Calico Jack’ Rackham, Anne Bonney and other figures of maritime legend.





Includes Francis ‘The Scourge of Spain’ Drake’s audacious night-time treasure raid on Nombre de Dios; Alexander Exquemelin’s fly-on-the-wall account of the ‘wicked order of pirates, or robbers of the sea’; the journal of William Dampier, found stashed in a hollow bamboo tube, and much more. Witness skulduggery and malice, terror and excitement — a colourful and always entertaining collection.

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Genre: Humanities / History / History: Specific Events & Topics / Maritime History

On Sale: 4th August 2011

Price: £5.49

ISBN-13: 9781780332710