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 and periodicals




xix, 480 pages : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations map ; 22 cm.


Descriptive Terms



Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier)
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
Sonnenschein, William Swan, 1855-1931.
Bonne-Maison, Alonso de.


London : George Routledge & Sons Ltd.

Publisher Series

Broadway translations
Broadway translations.


xix, 480 pages : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations map ; 22 cm.


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).
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.162

Other People and Orgs

Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688.
Morgan, Henry, 1635?-1688.


Spanish Main.
West Indies
South America
West Indies.

Variant Title

Esquemeling / Buccaneers of America 1684-1685