RAVENEAU DE LUSSAN: Buccaneer of the Spanish Main and early French filibuster of the Pacific. A translation into English of his Journal of a Voyage into the South Seas in 1684 and the following years with the Filibusters.
Place Published: Cleveland
Publisher: Arthur H. Clark
Date Published: 1930
Edition: First edition
Condition: Small stain to front free endpaper, else very good in moderately edgeworn dustjacket.
Book Id: 20804
303 pp., frontispiece and 8 plates with tissue guards; 8vo, original burgundy cloth.
First English translation of the French text originally published in London in 1702. This copy with the Barnes & Noble dustjacket, as described in Clark and Brunet #151: "In 1940 Barnes and Noble purchased 461 copies at one-half cost. A dust jacket was prepared . . . at the bottom of the [jacket] front cover and spine 'Barnes & Noble, Inc. is printed." Total edition was 966 copies.
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- By This Publisher: Arthur H. Clark