Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword.

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YOUNG, Everild and Kjeld HELWEG-LARSEN. Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbeanand the South Sea. Foreword by A.B.C. Whipple. (London) : Jarrolds, (Octob er,1959). Second Impression. Pp (10),11-240. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth,blue and gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Travel accounts of the Ca ribbean, Central America, and the northern part of South America emphasizing lurid folklore and tales of pirates and buccaneers. "For those readers who like to defy the vagaries of the weather and get off the beaten track fora while, Rogues and Raiders will take you on a ten-thousand-mile journey t o the sunny islands of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, the Spanish Main, across the Isthmus of Panama, and down the South Pacific coast to Ecuador, Peru and Chile. Both the tourist and the armchair traveller should not fail toread this book, filled with stories of purates, buccaneers and lost treasu re, the white witch of Jamaica, the city beneath the sea, and how a stowaway discovered the South Sea. THey will set out for unknown lands with Columbus, See Sir Francis Drake in Cartagena and Sir Henry Morgan in Panama, rub elbows with the pre-Incan civilizations of Peru. Even Robinson Crusoe makesan appearance in Chile, the land of crazy geography. With the authors they can review five centuries of discovery and conquest, and gain impressions that strike the modern traveller in these romantic parts of the world." - from the dj flap. Part One: Bahamas and the Caribbean; Part Two: The SpanishMain; Part Three: The Isthmus; Part Four: Latin America, The Pacific Coast ; Part Five: The South Pacific. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

Title: Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket

Author Name: YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword.

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Jarrolds, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 108415

Keywords: NAUTICAL TRAVEL EXPLORATION PACIFIC CARIBBEAN BRITISH ENGLISH PIRATES PIRACY PIRATES BUCCANEERING,