PRIVATEERING AND PIRACY IN THE COLONIAL PERIOD: ILLUSTRATIVE DOCUMENTS Edited under the auspices of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

PRIVATEERING AND PIRACY IN THE COLONIAL PERIOD: ILLUSTRATIVE DOCUMENTS Edited under the auspices of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

(New York: The Macmillan Company, 1923).

AN EXCELLENT STUDY BASED ON CONTEMPORARY DOCUMENTS, MOST OF WHICH ARE PUBLISHED HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME. The objective of the collection "is not to give the whole history of any episode of piracy or the career of any privateer, but rather, by appropriate selection to illustrate as well as possible in a one volume all the different aspects of both employments and to present specimens of all the different sorts of papers to which they gave rise" -The author. Item #27436

First edition. Large 8vo, publisher's original red cloth lettered on the spine in black. xxvi, 619 pp. A very good and fresh copy, the cloth just very lightly mellowed and with a little bumping.

Price: $425.00