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Pirates: An Illustrated History of Privateers, Buccaneers & Pirates from the Sixteenth Century to the Present

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A wonderful illustrated history of pirates from the sixteenth century until present.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Salamander Books Limited (first published January 1st 1920)
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Jul 24, 2015 Lauren rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A good compilation of facts about pirates in general. This book basically covers a one to two page general outline of main piratical subjects. Not for scholarly use, but a fun general read. It seemed to be a little advanced for children's use however it is a more advanced type of broad useful and interesting facts.
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David Cordingly is an English naval historian who is considered one of the leading authorities on pirates. He held the position of Keeper of Pictures and Head of Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England for twelve years.

David Cordingly organised several exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum, including Captain James Cook, Navigator and The Mutiny on the Bounty. Perhap
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