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Esquemeling :the buccaneers of America : a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late years upon the coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French : wherein are contained more especially the unparalled exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Panama, etc. /written originally in Dutch by John Esquemeling one of the buccaneers who was present at these tragedies ; translated into Spanish by Alonso de Bonne-Maison ; now faithfully rendered into English with facsimiles of all original engravings, maps, etc. ; translation of 1684-5 revised and edited by William Swan Stallybrass ; to which is prefixed an introductory essay by Andrew Lang.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Esquemeling / Buccaneers of America 1684-1685
Originator
Bonne-Maison, Alonso de.
Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier)
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
Sonnenschein, William Swan, 1855-1931.
Publication
London : George Routledge & Sons Ltd.
Publisher Series
Broadway translations
Broadway translations.
Date
[19--]
Description
xix, 480 pages : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations map ; 22 cm.
Notes
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Translation of De Amercicaensche Zee-Roovers (published in Amsterdam in 1678) A Spanish translation was published under the title Piratas de la America (1681) The present edition is a verbatim reprint (modernized) of the 2nd ed. of the English translation (London : printed for William Crooke, at the Green dragon without Temple-bar, 1684).
GUSN
319127
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.162
Other People and Orgs
Morgan, Henry, 1635?-1688.
Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688.
Descriptive terms
Buccaneers.
History.
Pirates.
Places
South America
Spanish Main.
West Indies
West Indies.

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