Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier), The history of the bucaniers of America , 1699
- The history of the bucaniers of America : from their first original down to this time, written in several languages, and now collected into one volume. Containing I. The exploits and adventures of Le Grand, Lolonois, Roche Brasiliano, Bat the Portuguese, Sir Henry Morgan, &c. Written in Dutch by Jo. Esquemeling one of the bucaniers, and thence translated into Spanish. II. The dangerous voyage and bold attempts of Capt. Barth. Sharp, Watlin, Sawkins, Coxon, and others, in the South Sea. Written by Basil Ringrose, Gent. who was a companion therein, and examin'd with the original journal. III. A journal of a voyage into the South Sea by the freebooters of America from 1684, to 1689. Written in French by the Sieur Raveneau de Lussan: never before in English. IV. A relation of a voyage of the Sieur de Montaubon, Capt. of the freebooters in Guinea in the year 1695, &c. The whole newly translated into English, and illustrated with 25 copper plates.
- Alternate Title(s):
- Bucaniers of America
Journal of a voyage made into the South Sea, by the bucaniers or freebooters of America; from the year 1684 to 1689
Amerikaanse zeerovers. Selections. English
- London : Printed for Tho. Newborough at the Golden Ball in St. Paul's Church Yard, John Nicholson at the King's Arms in Little Britain, and Benj. Tooke at the Middle Temple Gate, Fleetstreet, 1699.
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- , 180, 180, ; 204 p.,  folded leaves of plates : ill. (maps, ports.) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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- In three separately paginated parts. The first part is a translation of "De Americaanse zeerovers" by A.O. Exquemelin. The second part is "Bucaniers of America. The second volume" by Basil Ringrose; it has caption title and begins new pagination on 2A1r. The third part is a reissue of Wing R322, "A journal of a voyage made into the South Sea, by the bucaniers or freebooters of America; from the year 1684 to 1689", by the Sieur Raveneau de Lussan (a translation of his "Journal du voyage fait à la Mer du Sud, avec les flibustiers de l'Amerique, en 1684 & années suivantes"). It has separate pagination, register, and title page, dated 1698. The account of the voyage made by the Sieur de Montauban mentioned on title page is included in the third part.
Running title: Bucaniers of America.
Wing "fifth" edition.
Includes index to parts 1 and 2.
Both t.p.s enclosed in a plain rule-border.
Plates engraved; woodcut illustrations within text throughout.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), E3899
BM (compact ed.), v. 8, 954
BAC: British Art Center copy has blind- and gilt-tooled Cambridge-style plain and sprinkled calf binding. Ms inscription on first free end-paper: E. Libris C. Y. P. B. De 30.-1735.
- Subject Terms:
- Buccaneers -- Early works to 1800.C. Y. P. B. -- Provenance, De. 30.-1735.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1699.Newborough, Thomas, publisher.Nicholson, John, d. ca. 1717, publisher.Pirates -- Early works to 1800.Sharpe, Bartholomew, fl. 1679-1682.Spanish Main -- Early works to 1800.Tooke, Benjamin, d. 1716, publisher.West Indies -- History -- 17th century.
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