Title: Pirates of the Atlantic : Robbery, murder and mayhem off the Canadian East Coast. First Edition, inscribed.
Publisher:  Formac, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9780887807411
Seller ID: 109836
CONLIN, Dan. Pirates of the Atlantic : Robbery, murder and mayhem off the Canadian East Coast. (Halifax): Formac Publishing Company, (2009). First Edition. Pp. (3),4-96. Illustrated in colour. Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated card covers with black spine, red and tan lettering to front cover and spine. "Pirates have scoured the Atlantic coast from the 15th century tothe present day. Separating myth from reality, author Dan Conlin explains how piracy came to Atlantic Canada from rival European empires that sought to conquer and settle North America." - from rear.Contents: 1. Buccaneers and Privateers; 2. Bartholomew Roberts and the Golden Age of Piracy; 3. Loathsome Ned Low; 4. John Phillips and the End of the Golden Age; 5. Pirates,Mutineers and Wreckers in the Age of Sail; 6. Pirate Life; 7. Pirate Folkl ore and Myth; 8. Pirates in Popular Culture. Very good. Signed and inscribed by Conlin to the late Gwen Spicer, wife of marine historian Stanley Spicer. 15.00