The History Of The Lives... Pirates..., 1851.
[Piracy]. The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates, Their Trials and Executions, Including Correct Accounts of the Late Piracies, Committed in the West Indies, and the Expedition of Commodore Porter; also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835. Hartford: Silas Andrus & Sons, 1851. Includes biographies of Captains Mission, Bowen, Kidd, Tew, Halsey, White, Condent, Bellamy, Fly, Howard, Lewis, Cornelius, Burgess, among many others, together with varioius other stories.
12mo. Brown cloth over boards, blindstamping to covers gilt to spine. Spine repaired with binding tape and cloth spine attached to tape. Portion of spine perished. Cover a bit loose, weak at pp204-205. Some foxing throughout. Several plates of pirate ships and battles, some of which have been hand colored (amateurishly) by previous owner.