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Pirate Hunter advanced reading copy, ill. card covers

By: ZACKS, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Theia, 2002,:

Seller ID: 47444


ZACKS, Richard. The Pirate Hunter :The True Story of Captain Kidd. Advanced Reading Copy. NY: Theia, (2002). Pp 417. Illustrated with several facsimiles and maps. 8vo, ill card covers. "This harrowing tale traced Kidd's voyages in the 1690s from his home near Wall Street to Whitehall Place in London, from the ports of the Caribbean to a secret pirate paradise off Madagascar.[...] Filled with superb writing and impeccable research, The Pirate Hunter is both a masterpiece of historical detective work and a ripping good yarn, and it delivers something rare: an authentic pirate story for grown... View more info

Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805. Paperback.

By: ZACKS, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hyperion, New York, 2005, ISBN:9780739466520:

Seller ID: 76478


ZACKS, Richard. Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805. New York: Hyperion, (2005). Pp. (6),[vii]-xi,(5),[1]-432,(2), + 8 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers, yellow and white lettering to front cover and spine. "In 1803 the American warship USS Philadelphia ran aground in Tripoli harbor, and the Barbary pirates captured three hundred U.S. sailors and marines. Faced with a hostage crisis and a war, President Thomas Jefferson made the bold decision to authorize a secret mission to overthrow the goverment of Tripoli. The opera... View more info