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Author Name:    BESSON, Maurice. THORNTON, Everard (trans.)

Title:   Scourge of the Indies : Buccaneers, Corsairs & Filibusters. Ltd ed

Publisher:    George Routledge and Sons, London, 1929, 

Seller ID:   30689

BESSON, Maurice. The Scourge of the Indies : Buccaneers, Corsairs & Filibusters . From original texts and contemporary engravings. Translated by Everard Thornton. L. : George Routledge & Sons, 1929. (Printed by F. Van Buggenhourdt, s.a., Bruxelles). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-330,(4), + 5 p. of colour plates printed on stiffer paper. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. One of a Limited Edition of 960 copies for the UK. Contents: 1.The Origins of the Brothers of the Coast; 2. The "Custom of the Coast", 3. Some portraits of great filibusters: i. Montbars the Exterminator and Pete r Legrand of Dieppe, ii. Montauban of Bordeaux (Women Fillibusters and someothers), iii. The Chevalier de Grammont, iv. Nau l'Olonnais, v. Memoirs of Ravenau de Lussan, vi. Jean-Baptiste Ducasse, Governor of Saint Domingo, v ii. Jacques Cassard, viii. Dula´en, ix. Franšois Thurot, x. Jean d'Albarade; 4. Bibliography. Very lightly bumped to bottom edge, else vg. A very nicecopy. 250.00


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