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LESLIE Charles A new history of Jamaica, - from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon.  In thirteen letters from a Gentleman to his Friend.
LESLIE Charles A new history of Jamaica, - from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon.  In thirteen letters from a Gentleman to his Friend.LESLIE Charles A new history of Jamaica, - from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon.  In thirteen letters from a Gentleman to his Friend.
LESLIE Charles A new history of Jamaica, - from the earliest accounts, to the taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon. In thirteen letters from a Gentleman to his Friend.

London, Printed for J. Hodges (1740)
iv + 340pp + 2 folding maps. 1st ed., contents lightly browned, title page restored with slight loss at lower right, in full calf binding with raised bands and old label.
A rare early work which includes a description of the island, early history with much on the pirates and short biographies of the past and current governors.
£775.00


HART F.R. Admirals of the Caribbean.
HART F.R. Admirals of the Caribbean.

Houghton, Mifflin Co., Boston (1923)
x + 203pp + plates. Fine in original pictorial boards.
Includes chapters on Drake, Morgan, Vernon, De Pointis, Du Casse and Rodney.
£15.00


WAFER, Lionel, edited, introduction, notes by L. E. Elliott Joyce A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America; - with Wafer
WAFER, Lionel, edited, introduction, notes by L. E. Elliott Joyce A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America; - with Wafer
WAFER, Lionel, edited, introduction, notes by L. E. Elliott Joyce A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America; - with Wafer's Secret Report (1898) and Davis's Expedition to the Gold Mines (1704)

Oxford, The Hakluyt Society (1934)
lxxi, 221pp, 4 foldout plates, 4 folding maps including 2 coloured, index. Very fine in slightly faded original pictorial cloth.
The author was a surgeon on buccaneering expeditions in Darien, the West Indies and the Pacific from 1680 to 1688.
£90.00


WINSTON A. No Purchase, No Pay. - Sir Henry Morgan, Captain William Kidd, Captain Woodes Rogers in the Great Age of privateers and pirates 1665 - 1715.
WINSTON A. No Purchase, No Pay. - Sir Henry Morgan, Captain William Kidd, Captain Woodes Rogers in the Great Age of privateers and pirates 1665 - 1715.

Eyre & Spottiswoode (1970)
265pp + plates. 1st U.K. ed., clean in D/W.
Biographies of the pirates.
£16.00


BURNEY J. History of the buccaneers of America.
BURNEY J. History of the buccaneers of America.

George Allen and Unwin (1949)
382pp. Reprint of 1816 ed. Fine in worn cloth.
An important work on piracy written by a former captain in the Royal Navy.
£30.00


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WILLIAMS Gomer History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade. London: William Heinemann 1897 Folding frontispiece, xv + 718pp + 3 folding plates. 1st ed., mostly clean in original half calf with marbled boards.
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