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Smith, Aaron, active 1823–1852

The atrocities of the pirates : being a faithful narrative of the unparalleled sufferings endured by the author during his captivity among the pirates of the island of Cuba / with an account of the excesses and barbarities of those inhuman freebooters, by Aaron Smith ; together with a copious and explicit report of his subsequent trial at the Old Bailey ; decorated throughtout with engravings by Eric Ravilious.

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : The Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXIX [1929]
Physical Description:
[2], v, [3], 156, [2] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F2161 .S65 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, and completed on September 28th, 1929. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The text is that of the original edition of 1824. 500 copies have been printed."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 68
MUDD West Indies Cxb e824sc: No. 87.
BEIN 1994 56: No. 306.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 139 of 500. Bound in black quarter buckram and red boards.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Smith, Aaron, active 1823-1852 -- Personal narratives.
Wood engravings -- 1929.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Ravilious, Eric William, 1903-1942, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, printer.

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