|Lives of Pirates
Book of Pirates containing Narratives of the Most Remarkable Piracies and Murders, committed on the High Seas Together with an Account of the Capture of the Amistad and a Full and Authentic Narrative of the Burning of the Caroline
Compiled for the Publisher by Henry K. Brooke
Philadelphia: J. B. Perry 1841
The book is in remarkable good condition for its age and contains numerous wood cuts throughout which are sharp and clear. Bound with the Book of the Pirates is A Full and Complete Account of the Heberton Tragedy to which is added Beauchamp, or the Kentucky Tragedy. Followed by a catalogue of books published by John B. Perry with short excerpts from several books illustrated by woodcuts. Some pages have light foxing, the binding is tight and there is piece torn from the two blank pages preceding the frontispiece, some writing in pencil on the inside front cover and first blank page. Corners are bumped, otherwise good, please see photos.
Extremely rare. $500.