BONNER, Willard Hallam. KIDD, William].
Title: Pirate Laureate : The Life & legends of Captain Kidd. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 1967,
Seller ID: 29018
BONNER, Willard Hallam. Pirate Laureate : The Life & legends of Captain Kidd. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Published at [...] by Rutgers University Press, MCMXLVII . First Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,(2),-239,(1) 8vo,green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A scholarly analysis of the myth ical and folkloric aspects of the story of Captain William Kidd, foregrounded against a sober reconstruction of his career as outlined in scant historical sources. Contents: Part I: Growth of a Legend: 1. What Kidd Did; 2. Political Vortex; 3. Clamors and False Stories; 4. The "Kidd Business"; 5. Octavo Kidd; 6. The Road to Hell and Heaven; 7. Fifty or Three Score ThousandPounds. Part II:L 8. Knickerbocker Kidd; 9. Leatherstocking Kidd; 10. The Oval Stone and the Old Women of New England; 11. Wizard of the Sea; 12. Scaraboid Kidd; 13. Kidd's Anchorage. With index. Very good in lightly rubbed,price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00