30356
ALLISON, Robert J.
THE CRESCENT OBSCURED: The United States and the Muslim world, 1776-1815

New York. 1995. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XVIII, 266 PP, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Popular engraving showing two American heroes and two Muslim enemies. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0195086120
First contacts with the Muslim world in the Barbary states of North Africa... Birth of the US Navy.
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22602
ANDERSON, Capt. Lindsay
AMONG TYPHOONS AND PIRATE CRAFT

Melbourne. 1992. Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Reprint of the 1892 edition . VI, 284 PP with 3 b/w plates. Fp: Gun practice. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Fine. 19.2 x 13.3.
Reminiscence of some months at sea, in the East China Sea, Shanghai, to Japan where the author witnessed in Nagasaki, the opening of Japan to the civilized world.
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$10

18584
BASS, George F.
GLASS TREASURE FROM THE AEGEAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 153, No.6, 1978)

Washington. 1978. N.G.S. Volume 153, No. 6, June 1978. Contains article between pages 768 and 793. with 1 map and colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
An 11th century wreck off the coast of south west Turkey.
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$10

16350
BENOIT, Norbert (editor)
LA VIE OU LES AVENTURES DE J.B. TABARDIN DANS SES VOYAGES imaginé et commencé le premier janvier 1805 dans la Raveline de Bombay

Port Louis, ILe Maurice. 1993. Editions Vizavi. 1st Ed. 236 PP with 5 maps & 5 colour illustrations by J.B. Tabardin. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 15. 9990337004
Jean-Baptiste Tabardin, a Creole from Mauritius, roamed the oceans as a French corsair and a libertine, fighting the British...
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$20

66971
BESSON, Maurice
THE SCOURGE OF THE INDIES: Buccaneers, Corsairs, & Filibusters

London / Bruxelles. 1929. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd / F. Van Buggenhoudt. 1st edition translated from the French original by Everard Thornton. Edition limited to 960 copies. XII, 331, (3) PP with 138 b/w illustrations (40 on full page), plus 5 plates in colour. Vignette in colour on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (illustrated front). Dust jacket with small chips, corners of flaps trimmed and rubbed edges. Slight ageing and foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 29.5 x 23.5.
Montbars the exterminator. Nau L'Olonnais... Ravenau de Lussan... Jean-Baptiste Ducasse, Governor of Saint Domingo, Jacques Cassard, François Thurot, Surgeon and Corsair, Jean-d'Albarade, Corsair and later Minister of the Navy.
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$180

39157
BLYTH, Captain Ken & CORRIS, Peter
PETRO-PIRATES - The hijacking of the Petro Ranger

Sydney. 2000. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVI, 192 PP with 19 headpieces, and 30 facsimiles of documents, plus 8 pages with 12 colour illustrations (1 map and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. As new. 23 x 15. 1865083682
Attacked by pirates on a short voyage from Singapore to Saigon. Aftermath...
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$20

66376
BOND, Constance
A FURY FROM HELL: Edward Teach / Blackbeard

Washington. c. 1999. Smithsonian Institute. Article pulled out from "Smithsonian". Pages 62 to 72 with 1 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Very good. 27.5 x 21.
On the wreck of the pirate ship "Queen Anne's Revenge" of Blackbeard.
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$5

37618
BOTTING, Douglas
THE PIRATES

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on first three leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406202
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37619
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
THE PIRATES

Alexandria, Virginia. 1978. Time-Life Books. 1st edition, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 809426528
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17487
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
THE PIRATES

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on first three leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406202
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$10

17488
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
PIRATES ET FLIBUSTIERS

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st French printing, in La Grande Aventure de la Mer series. 176 PP with bw and colour illust. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers. French text. Very good. 28.7 x 24.
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46583
BRADING, Tilla
PIRATES AND BUCCANEERS

London. 1974. Wayland Publishers. 1st Ed., in the Eyewitness Books series. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: The woman pirate Ann Mills displays a victim's head. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy. Soiled endpapers. Sellotape marks on covers and inside dust jacket. Good. 23.5 x 15.5. 853403112
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$10

37696
CARSE, Robert
THE AGE OF PIRACY - A History

London. 1959. Robert Hale. 1st UK edition of the 1957 US original. 192 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, dust jacket with closed tears. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

22786
CLIFFORD, Barry & TURCHI, Peter
THE PIRATE PRINCE, Discovering the Priceless Treasures of the Sunken Ship Whydah

New York. 1993. Simon & Schuster 1st Ed. 222 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 bw illust., and 8 pages with 17 colour photos. Fp: Chart of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0671768247
Wrecked 26 April 1717 off the coast of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. The long search and discovery of the wreck, recovery of the treasure.
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$10

48498
CORDINGLY, David
LIFE AMONG THE PIRATES - The Romance and the Reality

London. 1996. Warner Books. Paperback reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 348, (6 publications) PP with 3 b/w illustrations (including 1 facsimile of document), and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19.7 x 12.6. 0751515663
Published in the US in 1995 as: Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life among the Pirates.
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$5

45339
CORDINGLY, David
LIFE AMONG THE PIRATES - The romance and the reality

London. 2002. Abacus Press. Paperback reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 348, (5 publications) PP with 3 b/w illustrations (including 1 facsimile of document), and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 12.6. 0349113149
Published in the US in 1995 as: Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life among the Pirates.
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$10

61316
COURSE, Captain A. G.
PIRATES OF THE EASTERN SEAS

London. 1966. Frederick Muller. 1st Ed. (8), 263 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Piracy from the Gulf of Aden to Japan including the more infamous names of Kidd, Avery, Eli Bloggs, the formidable Mrs. Ching, etc.. The efforts of those who strove to combat them.
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$15

62533
DAVIS, William C.
THE PIRATES LAFFITE: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf

Orlando, Fl. 2005. Harcourt, Inc. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 706 PP, plus 8 pages with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans, 4 facsimile of signatures, 6 portraits and 5 drawings / paintings). FEP: map "The Laffites' Louisiana. REP: map "The Laffites' "Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 9780151004035
Jean Lafitte: corsair and/or pirate, hero and/or slave trader. Trader and smuggler...
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$30

33003
DE LEEUW, Hendrik
CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS

Philadelphia. 1937. J. B. Lippincott. 1st US Ed. 414 PP with 1 map, head pieces and many attractive drawings by author. Includes 9 PP for Bibliography and 4 PP for Index. Cloth cover, dj. Top edge of spine and covers worn, dust jacket with small pieces missing at top and bottom. Internally very good. 24 x 16.5.
Voyage in 1934 and 1935 through the Spanish Main and the Islands of the Caribbean. An authoritative account of life in the Leewards and Windwards extending from Florida's coast to the Northeast shores of South America.
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37729
de WISMES, Armel
NANTES ET LE TEMPS DES NEGRIERS

Paris. 1992. France-Empire. New edition of the 1983 original. 232, (8) PP, plus 20 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 14.8. 2704806942
Triangular slave trade: Nantes to Africa with manufactured goods - Africa to the Caribbean Islands with slaves - Caribbean Islands to Nantes with Sugar and by-products.
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$10

65228
de WISMES, Armel
NANTES ET LE TEMPS DES NEGRIERS

Paris. 1983. France-Empire. 1st Ed. 227, (5) PP, plus 20 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Bookplate of Armel de Blocquel de Groix, Baron de Wismes, pasted down on title page. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 2French text. 24 x 15.5. 2704802750
Triangular slave trade: Nantes to Africa with manufactured goods - Africa to the Caribbean Islands with slaves - Caribbean Islands to Nantes with Sugar and by-products.
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$15

50820
FONTAINE, Jean-Claude Félix
DEUX SIECLES ET DEMI DE L'HISTOIRE D'UNE FAMILLE REUNIONNAISE 1665-1915. (in 2 volumes)

Paris. 2001 & 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 386, (4) PP with 18 maps and documents. Vol. 2: 318, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 photo, 3 documents, over 20 maps and plans). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747511669 & 27
Vol. 1: First French settlement on the desert island of Bourbon (La Réunion) in 1664. Piracy with English captains Bowen (1701-1704) and White (1704-1706). Vol. 2: Sugar plantation, sugar mill... Battle of the Dardanelles in 1915...
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$70

45524
FRECON, Eric
PAVILLON NOIR SUR L' ASIE DU SUD-EST - Histoire d'une résurgence de la piraterie maritime

Paris. 2002. l'Harmattan / IRASEC. 1st Ed., in collection Analyses en Regard. XVI, 278 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables, 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747532879
Modern Piracy in South East Asia waters.
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$70

18351
GRATUS, Jack
THE GREAT WHITE LIE - Slavery, Emancipation and Changing Racial Attitudes

London. 1973. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 324 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Top edge of covers speckled, foxing spots on outside edges. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0091121108
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$10

19032
GROUSHKO, Michael
LOST TREASURES OF THE WORLD

London. 1993. Multimedia Books. Reprint of 1986 original. 192 PP with bw and colour illust. Fp: Research in Egypt. Half title page: Coins on sea floor. Eps: Battle at sea. Laminated pict. boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 23.2. 185375126X
Buried treasures of pirates, treasures of sunken ships...
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$15

71138
GUEROUT, Max & GRAN
"ESCLAVES OUBLIES", Le Naufrage de l'Utile sur l'ïle Tromelin en 1761

Paris. 2004. GRAN / Groupe de Recherche en Archéologie Navale. 11 PP (printed on recto only) plus 10 PP. Plastic covers, clear front, spiral bound. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Slave ship wrecked in 1761, on Tromelin Island, a dependency of France in the Western Indian Ocean.
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$10

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell

London. 2000. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384
Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.
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12961
JACQUIER, Henri
PIRATERIE DANS LE PACIFIQUE - DE TAHITI A L'ILE DU DIABLE

Paris. 1973. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 217 PP, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14.
The route of the murderous piratical brothers Alexandre & Josep Rorique from Tahiti to the convict settlement of Devil's Island in French Guyana.
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20252
JEFFERIS, Roger & McDONALD, Kendall
THE WRECK HUNTERS

New York. 1966. A.S. Barnes & Co. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 5 line drawings, and 60 bw illust. Fp: The Wreck Hunter. REP: maps of wrecks from the Needles to North Foreland. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Map of FEP not present (renewed FEP ?). Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Accounts of amateur aqualung divers of Great Britain and their search for sunken wrecks around the English coast. P.237 to 246: Wreck List.
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$10

53729
JOHNSON, Captain Charles
LIVES OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS PIRATES

London. 1962. The Folio Society. Edited with an introduction by Christopher Lloyd, from the text of Arthur L. Hayward. 232 PP, plus 8 b/w plates with illustrations taken from the 1725 Dutch edition. Hard cover, marbled boards, gilt title on lightly faded cloth spine. A little foxing on first and last pages, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
Captain Avery, Major Bonnet, Anne Bonny...
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$15

39363
JONES, Howard
MUTINY ON THE AMISTAD - The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy

New York. c. 1996. Oxford University Press. 5th printing of the 1988 paperback edition (1987 original). XII, 271 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the North Atlantic. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 20.3 x 13.5. 195038290
The saga of the Amistad. Off the Cuban coast, a slave from Sierra Leone took over the ship which drifted and was taken into custody by the US Navy. The return to Sierra Leone after protracted legal battles.
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$10

45088
KEELER, Mary Frear (editor)
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S WEST INDIAN VOYAGE 1585-86

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 148 in the Second series (issued for 1975). XIV, 358 PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 map on double page, and 11 plates (some folded). Fp: chart of The famous West Indian Voyage, by Baptista Boazio. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Covers with water marks. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14. 0904180018
Raids on Spanish towns on both sides of the Atlantic, return of discouraged settlers of the first Virginia colony...
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$10

20290
KEELER, Mary Frear (editor)
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S WEST INDIAN VOYAGE 1585-86

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 148 in the Second series (issued for 1975). XIV, 358 PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 map on double page, and 11 plates (some folded). Fp: chart of The famous West Indian Voyadge, by Baptista Boazio. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. One small nick in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0904180018
Raids on Spanish towns on both sides of the Atlantic, return of discouraged settlers of the first Virginia colony...
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$15

11802
KEMP, P. K. & LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRETHREN OF THE COAST, The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas

London. 1960. Heinemann. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP plus 2 maps on double-page & 12 pages with 15 b/w illustrations and the frontispiece. Fp: Title-page of the South Sea Wagoner by Bartholomew Sharp, 1682. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
First inroads across the Panama Isthmus in 1680, capturing Spanish treasure ships and plundering the Spanish West coast. Cowley's first voyage round the world, Dampier, Woodes Rogers, Clipperton, Shelvocke,...
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$25

30421
KEMP, P.K. & LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRETHREN OF THE COAST, The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas

London. 1960. Heinemann. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP plus 2 double-page maps & 12 pages with 15 b/w illust. Fp: Title-page of the South Sea Wagoner by Bartholomew Sharp, 1682. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with renewed endpapers. Outside edges with foxing spots and library stamp. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
First inroads across the Panama Isthmus in 1680, capturing Spanish treasure ships and plundering the Spanish West coast. Cowley's first voyage round the world, Dampier, Woodes Rogers, Clipperton, Shelvocke,...
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$10

18350
KIM, H. Edward
A 14TH CENTURY CARGO MAKES PORT AT LAST [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1979. N.G.S. Volume 156, No 2, August 1979. Includes article from P.230 to 243. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
The wreck of a 14th century Chinese sea-going vessel of Sinan on the South Western coast of Korea.
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$10

68621
KINDER, Gary
SHIP OF GOLD IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA

New York. 1998. The Atlantic Monthly Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 507 PP with 2 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0871134640
September 1857, wreck of the S.S. Central America, off the coast of Carolina with loss of over 400 lives and 21 tonnes of Gold. October 1989 return of the salvage team with recovered treasure...
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$25

48266
KNIGHT, E. F.
THE CRUISE OF THE ALERTE

London. 1984. Granada. 1st paperback edition of the 1890 original. Introduction by Arthur Ransome. XVI, 205 PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover (light creases). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 19 x 13. 0246123125
Search for the treasure stolen from the cathedral of Lima, in 1821 during the Peruvian war for independence.
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$10

43696
LESLIE, J.
HOME IS THE SAILOR

Sydney. 1934. N.S.W. Bookstall. 1st Ed. (10), 267 PP. Cloth cover, device on front board. Spine lightly sunned, few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 13.
Novel set in Australia and the Islands of Fiji and Samoa... Search for the haunts of Bully Hayes, and for stranded sailors...
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$15

70982
LLOYD, Christopher
ENGLISH CORSAIRS ON THE BARBARY COAST

London. 1981. Collins. 1st Ed. 178 PP with 1 map and 1 chart on double-page & a facsimile of title page of "Histoire de Barbarie et de ses Corsaires", plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 21.8 x 14. 000216289X
Activities of European renegades and the piratical desperados of Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli.
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$25

18829
LONEY, Jack
WRECKERS, SMUGGLERS AND PIRATES, In South Eastern Australian Waters

Portarlington. 1989. Marine History. 1st Ed. VI, 106 PP with 4 maps & 80 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.8. 0909191395
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$20

18420
LUCIE-SMITH, Edward
OUTCASTS OF THE SEA - Pirates and Piracy

London. 1978. Paddington Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations. eps: Map of the Pirate Round. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x18.5. 0448226170
Survey of piracy, from the marauding exploits of ancient Greeks in the Mediterranean to the yacht-jacking of the 1970's.
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$10

39879
LUCIE-SMITH, Edward
OUTCASTS OF THE SEA - Pirates and Piracy

London. 1978. Paddington Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Pirate Round. Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 26 x18.5. 0448226170
Survey of piracy, from the marauding exploits of ancient Greeks in the Mediterranean to the yacht-jacking of the 1970's.
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$5

39880
LUCIE-SMITH, Edward
OUTCASTS OF THE SEA - Pirates and Piracy

London. 1978. Paddington Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Pirate Round. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Ex Library copy with stamps at top corner of front endpaper and half title page. Foxing, damp marks on front margin of many pages. Good reading copy. 26 x18.5. 0448226170
Survey of piracy, from the marauding exploits of ancient Greeks in the Mediterranean to the yacht-jacking of the 1970's.
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$5

14812
LYON, Eugene & MATHERS, William
TRACK OF THE MANILA GALLEONS and NUESTRA SENORA DE LA CONCEPCION (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1990. National Geographic Society. Volume 178, No.3, Sept. 1990. Articles from Pages 2 to 53 with 2 maps and 53 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
Trade route between Acapulco and the Philippines. The wreck of the galleon in 1638 on Saipan.
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$5

43266
McHUGH, Evan
THE SHIPWRECK COAST (in Qantas, The Australian Way)

Sydney. 2002. Qantas. Issue No. 111, September 2002. Contains article between P. 88 and 92 with 2 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Beyond the West Australian coastline lie scores of shipwrecks, remnants of 400-year seafaring heritage that allow divers to plunge into the past.
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$10

16324
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE PRIVATEERS

London. 1975. Paul Elek. 1st Ed. VIII, 196 PP with 52 b/w plates. Hard cover, pict. dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 0236154982
Exploits of notable privateers in the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan, Woodes Rogers, in the Indian Ocean; Jean Bart, Robert Surcouf and the British & American privateers of the War of Independence, the Napoleonic Era, the 1812 War and the American Civil War.
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$15

40677
MARTIN, S. I.
BRITAIN'S SLAVE TRADE

London. 1999. Channel 4 Books. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Trevor Phillips. (X), 167 PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.7. 0752217852
The Background, The Working of the Slave Trade, Resistance - abolition, rebellion, emancipation and its aftermath. The Legacy: political, cultural ... the present day.
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$20

30123
MARX, Jenifer
PIRATES AND PRIVATEERS OF THE CARIBBEAN

Malabar, Fl., USA. 1992. Krieger Publishing. 1st Ed. X, 310 PP with 10 head and tail pieces. Eps: 13 portraits of pirates and privateers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0894644831
French Corsairs on the Spanish Lake - Elizabeth's Sea Dogs (Cavendish, Drake...) - Buccaneers, the Brethren of the Coast...
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$30

19424
MARX, Robert F. & Jenifer
THE SEARCH FOR SUNKEN TREASURE - Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks

Sydney. 1993. Random House. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP profusely illustrated with mostly colour photos. Fp: A diver with a pot recovered form a sixth-century Etruscan shipwreck. Title page: A Chinese ocean-going trading ship. Half title page: Gold and silver coins washed ashore off the Panama coast. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0091828147
The discovery of famous wrecks from around the world, the HMS Bounty, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic and the Mary Rose, etc.. Salvage operations and recovery of artifacts, many of them priceless pieces of jewellery, pottery, coins...
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$20

31148
MASEFIELD, John
A MAINSAIL HAUL

London. 1987. Grafton Books. Reprint of the 1954 edition (reissue of the 1913 revised and enlarged edition with two new pieces), based on the 1905 original. 128 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 0246131772
Exploits of ships and men.
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$5

44207
MASEFIELD, John
ON THE SPANISH MAIN or, some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien, with a description of the Buccaneers and a short account of old-time ships and sailors

Annapolis. 1972. Naval Institute Press. New US edition of the 1906 original. XII, 344 PP, plus 21 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Henry Morgan. Eps: Chart of the West Indies. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0870218573
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$15

30091
MASON, A. E. W.
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS DRAKE

London. 1941. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. IX, 436 PP, plus 2 b/w plates and 1 large folded chart of Cadiz Harbour (by William Borough). Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Browning of paper, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5.
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$10

56383
MATHEWSON R. Duncan, III
ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE: The Search for NUESTRA SENORA DE ATOCHA

Woodstock, Vermont. 1985. Seafarers Heritage Library. 2nd printing in July 1985 of the January 1980 original. (2), XXIV, 171 PP with 3 tables, 13 figures, and b/w illustrations (5 portraits & 31 plates). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 20.8. 0916149005
The world's greatest treasure hunt.
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$30

19899
MATHEWSON, R. Duncan, III
TREASURE OF THE ATOCHA - Sixteen Dramatic Years in Search of the Historic Wreck

London. 1986. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st UK Ed. 160 PP with many b/w illust., plus 64 pages of coloured illust. Eps: Chart of Dry Tortugas, Key West. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0283994215
The world's greatest treasure hunt by the team of archaeologists, scientists, historians & divers working on the wreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha.
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$20

34790
MELEGARI, Vezio
PIRATES CORSAIRES ET FLIBUSTIERS

Paris. 1965. Editions des Deux Coqs d'Or. 1st French edition, translated from the 1964 Italian original by H. Valot. 141 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 28.5 x 21.
Pirates, Corsairs and Buccaneers.
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21915
MILLER, Harry
PIRATES OF THE FAR EAST

London. 1970. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 12 pages with 20 bw pictures. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 070911429X
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$35

46020
MOORE, Robin & JENNINGS, Howard
THE TREASURE HUNTER

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1974. Prentice-Hall. 1st Ed. X, 261 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 1 map, 2 charts with Insets, and 26 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Central America, the Caribbean and Northern South America. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 139305297
Howard Jennings: modern adventurer and full-time treasure hunter.
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$10

17566
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
UNDERSEA TREASURES

Washington. 1974. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w & colour illust. Decorated hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 18. 0870441477
Chapters by renowned treasure hunters (Robert Sténuit, William Graves, ..), archaeologist (Peter Throckmorton), naval historian (Mendel Peterson), conchyologist (Sue Sweeney Abbott, ...).
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32870
NICHOLL, Charles
THE CREATURE IN THE MAP - A Journey to El Dorado

New York. 1996. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. XII, (2), 398 PP with 34 b/w illust. Fp: Ralegh's Guiana chart, 1595. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0688146007
An historical reconstruction of the 1595 expedition up the river Orinoco, South America, and led by Sir Walter Ralegh in search of the lost golden city of El Dorado.
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$15

35561
OAKESHOTT, Walter
FOUNDED UPON THE SEAS - A Narrative of Some English Maritime and Overseas Enterprises during the period 1550 to 1616

Cambridge. 1942. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with 1 plan, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: Queen Elizabeth, aged 59. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Very good. 23 x 14.5.
Search for the North-East passage. Hawkins in the West Indies. Drake in the Caribbean and the Pacific...
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$25

14852
OLIVER, L. Douglas
TREASURE ISLANDS OF AUSTRALASIA - New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Fiji Trace Across the South Pacific a Fertile Crescent Incredibly Rich in Minerals and Foods [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1942. N.G.S. Volume LXXXI, No.6, June, 1942. P.691-722 with 1 map on a double page and 23 b/w photos (13 on full page). Soft cover. Very good. 25.5. x 17.5.
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20327
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS

London. 1927. Duckworth. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP, plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, small marginal stains on lower edge of endpapers & 3 plates, o/wise very good. 22.4 x 15.5
The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.
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53762
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS

London. 1927. Duckworth. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 22.4 x 15.5
The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.
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71189
PEARSON, Mike Parker & GODDEN, Karen
IN SEARCH OF THE RED SLAVE - Shipwreck and Captivity in Madagascar

Stroud, UK. 2002. Sutton Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 217 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 engraving and 14 colour illustrations (1 map and 13 photos). Hard cover, glit title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14. 9780750929387
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$25

36800
PICKFORD, Nigel
LOST TREASURE SHIPS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

London. 1999. Pavilion Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map on double page, and b/w or colour illust. Fp: Colour poster of Cunard Line with Lusitania. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 23.8. 1862050791
17 of these Treasure Ships (Republic, Titanic, Lusitania, Empress of Britain... Awa Maru). Map with location of 174 of the lost treasure ships.
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$30

37798
RITCHIE, Robert C.
CAPTAIN KIDD AND THE WAR AGAINST THE PIRATES

Cambridge, Mass. 1986. Harvard University Press. 1st Ed. X, (2), 306 PP with 2 maps and 2 illustrations, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Vignette (portrait of Captain William Kidd) on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Two small closed tears to the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0674095014
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70371
ROBERTS, Glenys
RICHARD KNIGHT'S TREASURE ! - The True Story of His Extraordinary Quest for Captain Kidd's Cache

Harmondsworth, Middlesex. 1986. Viking / Penguin Books. 1st Ed. (10), 198 PP with 4 maps (1 on double page), 3 plans and the facsimile of a letter, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on top outside page efges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0670807613
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46492
ROBERTS, Nancy
BLACKBEARD AND OTHER PIRATES OF THE ATLANTIC COAST

Winstom-Salem, N.C. 2002. John F. Blair. 7th printing of the 1993 original. XVIII, 204 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.3. 895870983
Edward Teach Blackbeard. John Rackham Calico Jack...
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44363
RODEN, Hans
SCHATZSUCHER - Chronik der versunkenen und vergrabenen Schätze un der zu ihrer Bergung angestellten Versuche

Jugenheim/Bergstrasse. 1963. Koehlers. 1st Ed. 244 PP with 14 maps and 55 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. German text. Near fine. 20.6 x 14.
Treasure and treasure hunters.
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$5

70071
ROGERS, Stanley
MODERN PIRATES

London. 1939. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 224 PP, plus 4 b/w plates illustrated by the author. Fp: "Spray" pursued by the Felucca. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page and prize plate on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 18.7 x 13.
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30104
ROWSE, A. L.
SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE OF THE 'REVENGE'

London. 1977. Jonathan Cape. Reissue of the 1937 original. 367 PP with 1 map (Island of Flores, Azores). Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 14. 0224013564
Legendary hero of Elizabethan warfare: Drake and Raleigh, the Armada, First Virginia voyage... Fight of the 'Revenge' off Flores Islands in the Azores..
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41502
RUSHBY, Kevin
HUNTING PIRATE HEAVEN - In Search of the Lost Pirate Utopias of the Indian Ocean

London. 2001. Constable. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with 2 maps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 0094800103
Fiefdoms carved in the Comoros Islands or in Madagascar.
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44507
SILVERBERG, Robert
TREASURES BENEATH THE SEA

New York. 1971. Scholastic Book Services. Juvenile edition. 6th printing of the 1960 original. 78 PP with colour illustrations by Mort Kunstler [1 map on double page, 6 head pieces (location map) and 20 drawings]. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. 20.5 x 15.2.
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42351
SMITH, C. Fox
PAINTED PORTS

London. 1948. Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. 212 PP with 20 head pieces and 8 full-page illustrations by C. Walter Hodges. Blue cloth cover with a few small spots, near fine dust jacket. Faint foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
Fiction. ... when pirates sailed the high seas and merchant ships attempted to protect themselves against marauders by painting their ports to resemble the red gun ports of men-of-war.
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33658
SOMERVILLE, Vice-Admiral Boyle T.
COMMODORE ANSON'S WORLD VOYAGE INTO THE SOUTH SEAS AND AROUND THE WORLD

London. 1934. Heinemann. Proof copy (without any illustrations). XVIII, 318 PP. Rebacked copy. Library stamps on half title and title page. Some foxing. Good reading/working copy. 22 x 15.
A 4 year expedition where 6 ships & nearly 2000 men set out in 1740 to annoy and distress the Spaniards. Only one ship and 145 men returned but they managed to capture the Manila Galleon.
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20443
STENUIT, Robert
THE TREASURE OF PORTO SANTO [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1975. N.G.S. Volume 148, No.2, August 1975. Includes article from P.260 to 275 with 1 map, 4 bw and 13 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Sinking of the V.O.C. Slot Ter Hooge in 1724 on the Island of Porto Santo, Madeira Islands, on a voyage from the Netherlands to Batavia. Part of the cargo had been salvaged as early as 1725 by John Lethridge with his diving machine.
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22667
STERNBECK, Alfred
FILIBUSTERS AND BUCCANEERS

New York. c.1930. National Travel Club. Reprint of the 1st English edition of 1930 (German original of 1928). (10), 272 PP with many woodcuts in text, plus 16 bw plates. Fp: A sixteenth-century Man-of-War. Half title page: Vignette of Captain Teach. Illustrated endpapers with signature of former owner at top. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. No dj. Slight ageing of paper. Very good clean copy. 24.3 x 16.5.
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39858
STERNE, Emma Gelders
THE LONG BLACK SCHOONER - The Voyage of the Amistad

Chicago. 1968. Follett Publishing. 2nd edition of the 1953 original, illustrated by Paul Giovanopoulos. 192 PP with 1 map on double page. Fp: the Amistad. Decorated hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Includes a loosely inserted newspaper cutting from the Daily Telegraph Mirror (1991) "Mutiny on the slaver Amistad". Very good copy. 22.5 x 15.5. 695853465
The saga of the Amistad. Off the Cuban coast, a slave from Siera Leone took over the ship which drifted and was taken into custody by the US Navy. The return to Sierra Leone after protracted legal battles.
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14810
STERNE, Emma Gelders
THE LONG BLACK SCHOONER, The Voyage of the Amistad

Chicago. 1968. Fullett. 2nd printing of the 1953 original. 192 PP with 1 map on double page. Fp: Schooner. Decorated hard cover. Very good. 22.5 x 15.5. 695853465
The saga of the Amistad. Off the Cuban coast, a slave from Siera Leone took over the ship which drifted and was taken into custody by the US Navy. The return to Sierra Leone after protracted legal battles.
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16325
STOCKTON, Frank R.
BUCCANEERS & PIRATES OF OUR COASTS

New York. 1967. Macmillan. New edition of the 1898 original. (VIII), 248 PP with 40 b/w illust. in text. Fp: Plundering a city. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 16.5.
Some of the famous sea-going scoundrels who plundered North America between the 16th & 19th centuries.
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35146
TENENTI, Alberto
PIRACY AND THE DECLINE OF VENICE 1580-1615

London. 1967. Longmans. 1st English edition of the 1961 Italian original "Venezia e i corsari, 1580-1615". Translated with an introduction and glossary by Janet and Brian Pullan. XXII, 210 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj (closed tear). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.2.
The Pirates: the Uskoks, the Barbary Corsairs, the Maltese, Florentines & Spaniards, the English .... The Organization of the Venetian Navy: the Merchant Fleet, the Light Galleys, Galleasses & Galleon.
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46021
TOMPKINS, B. A.
TREASURE - Man's 25 Greatest Quest for Eldorado

New York. 1979. Times Books. 1st Ed. 253 PP with location maps and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Ex library copy with stamp and card on front endpaper, o/wise good. 28 x 21.8. 812908104
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22195
VAN DER MOLEN, S.J.
THE LUTINE TREASURE, The 150-year search for gold in the wreck of the frigate Lutine

London. 1970. Adlard Coles. 1st English edition translated from the Dutch original. 168 PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illust. Eps: Drawing of 'La Lutine frigate', taken at Toulon. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0229974821
La Lutine captured from the French in 1793, sunk off Tershelling in 1799. Its famous bell was recovered in 1858 and is still in use in the Underwriters' Room at Lloyds.
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30204
VAN KRIEKEN, G. S.
Dr. CORNELIS PIJNACKER, Historysch verhael van den steden Thunes, Algiers ende andere steden in Barbarien gelegen

The Hague. 1975. Martinus Nijhoff. 1st Ed. Volume LXXV in De Linschoten-Vereeniging series. X, 206 PP, plus 7 b/w plates. Fp: Dr. Cornelis Pijnacker. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. Dutch text. 25 x 16.5. 9024717914
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15985
VILLAR, Captain Roger
PIRACY TODAY - Robbery and Violence at Sea since 1980

London. 1985. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 12 pages of maps, plans and graphs. Fp: Bow and arrow men. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16. 0851773575
Log of attacks between 1980 & 1985, the extent of attacks on merchant men & yachts.
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70767
WAGNER, Kip & TAYLOR, L.B.
PIECES OF EIGHT - Recovering the Riches of a Lost Spanish Treasure Fleet

London. 1967. Longmans. 1st. UK Ed. 222 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 20 colour photos, 14 b/w photos, and 5 plans & diagrams. Fp: A gold imperial eight-escudo coin. Eps: A map of the West Indies and Mexico or New Spain by H. Moll. Cloth cover with gilt device on front cover. A near fine copy. 24 x 15.7.
The search for and research on the ships of the Plate fleet sunk off the Florida coast in a 1715 hurricane.
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32060
WALKER, Commodore George
THE VOYAGES AND CRUISES of Commodore Walker

London. 1928. Cassell. Reprint of the 1760 original, in The Seafarer's Library series, with an Introduction and Notes by H.S. Vaughan. LI, 220 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 half-tone plates. Fp: The Glorioso, Spanish man-of-war of seventy-four guns, after her capture. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing of pages, foxing spots on edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Voyages to Carolina in 1739-40. Voyages to Russia and Scandinavia... Attacks on Spanish shipping off the West coast of Spain, Portugal and Barbary...
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17757
WALLACE, Joseph
THE DEEP SEA

New York. 1987. Gallery Books. 1st Ed. 143 PP with bw and colour illust., (over 100 colour photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 26. 0831721774
Discoveries, exploration and studies of the oceans, since the days of William Beebe. Life without light - robot submersibles - treasure hunts - El Nino...
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$20

58283
WARREN, James Francis
IRANUN AND BALANGINGI: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity

Singapore. 2002. Singapore University Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 585 PP with 3 tables, 6 maps, and 27 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Iranun Sea Raider. Inside back cover: Attack on the Island and Fort of Balangingi. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 9971692422
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$40

15184
WILBUR, C. Keith
PICTURE BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION'S PRIVATEERS

Harrisburg, Pa. USA. 1973. Stackpole Co. 1st Ed. 96 PP with illustrations by the author. Fp: Profile of a Privateer ship. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket sunned. Very good. 28.6 x 22. 0811712621
The privateers of the US War of Independence: ships, gear, weapons, prizes, tactics, life on the high seas...
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65989
WILLIAMS, Mark
DEEP SEA TREASURE

London. 1981. Heinemann. 1st Ed. (XII), 180 PP with 63 bw and colour illust. (maps, drawings, photos...). Fp: scuba diver with coins. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex-library copy with 4 stamps, pocket on front endpaper and sellotape marks on endpapers. Internally very good. 24 x 16. 434866601
Story of the professional and amateur divers whose tenacity awakened history and treasure hunting beneath the sea.
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36889
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age

New York. 1975. Macmillan. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 b/w illust. Title spread: A 16th-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.
Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.
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22655
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age

New York. 1975. Macmillan. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 bw illust. Title spread: A sixteenth-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 25.4 x 19.
Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.
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$25

46019
WILSON, Derek
THE WORLD ATLAS OF TREASURE

London. 1981. Collins. 1st Ed. 256 PP with many maps and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of the Museum of Shipwrecks, Paihia, Bay of island on front endpaper, title page and margin of 6 pages. Very good. 30 x 22.
Treasures on: land, islands and underwater.
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$15

40517
WILSON, Ian
UNDISCOVERED: The Fascinating World of Undiscovered Places, Graves, Wrecks, and Treasure

London. 1993. Chancellor Press. Reprint of the 1987 original. 192 PP with head pieces and b/w illust. (maps & plans, paintings & photos). Title page: The British Egyptologist Howard Carter opening the golden shrine of the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 1851522999
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30272
WISE, Graeme
SHIPS, SHARKS AND PIRATE GOLD

Auckland. 1997. Random House. 1st Ed. 156 PP with b/w illust. Half title page and last page: charts of some Pacific archipelagoes. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 1869412958
Joyita: Voyage to oblivion in 1955. Rescue to the Tokelau Group by the Gas Carrier Julie London. Lost treasure of Suwarrow. Wreck of the US liner President Coolidge...
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54190
WOOD, Peter (editor)
THE SPANISH MAIN

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st printing in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Flintlock Pistol, once owned by Nicholas van Horn. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea or Spanish Main. Simile leather covers, illustrated colour vignette on front cover. Foxing on outside edges and first leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0809427214
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37620
WOOD, Peter (editor)
THE SPANISH MAIN

Amsterdam. 1983. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Flintlock Pistol, once owned by Nicholas van Horn. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea or Spanish Main. Simile leather covers, illustrated colour vignette on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406296
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17489
WOOD, Peter (editor)
THE SPANISH MAIN

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Flintlock Pistol, once owned by Nicholas van Horn. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea or Spanish Main. Simile leather covers, illustrated colour vignette on front cover. Faint foxing spots on first leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406296
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37636
WOOD, Peter (editor)
THE SPANISH MAIN

Amsterdam. 1987. Time-Life Books. 4th European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Flintlock Pistol, once owned by Nicholas van Horn. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea or Spanish Main. Simile leather covers, illustrated colour vignette on front cover. Faint foxing spots on first three leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406296
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$10