The Pirates Own Book
by Charles Ellms
Number of pages: 241
Rare volume, based on actual documents, recounts in lurid detail the life, atrocities and bloody death of the infamous Black Beard as well as the cold-blooded exploits of Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, Thomas White, Anne Bonney, Mary Read and scores of other maritime marauders. Enhanced with over 70 atmospheric wood engravings.
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