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Burney's Buccaneers of America 1816  

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History of the Buccaneers of America

Burney, James


Printed by L. Hansard & Sons for Payne and Foss



xii, 326 pp. With 3 copper-engraved maps (2 folding). (4to) 28.5x22 cm (11¼x8¾") later half calf and marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece. First Separate Edition.

A separate issue, with new title page, of Vol. 4, Part 1 of Burney's "Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean" (London, 1803-1817). The maps show the Caribbean, the Isthmus of Darien and Bay of Panama, and the Galapagos Islands. Burney accompanied Captain Cook on his second and third voyages. Sabin, 9388; Hill, 222. Withdrawn rubberstamp of the Minnesota Historical Society to foot of title page, ink number at foot of following leaf.

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A bit of shelf wear, front joint tender; light foxing and offset to and from the maps; very good.

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