Book of Pirates

Book of Pirates : (Howard Pyle Classics Collection)

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In the pleasurable warmth the heart feels in answer to tales of derring-do Nelson's battles are all mightily interesting, but, even in spite of their romance of splendid courage, I fancy that the majority of us would rather turn back over the leaves of history to read how Drake captured the Spanish treasure ship in the South Sea, and of how he divided such a quantity of booty in the Island of Plate (so named because of the tremendous dividend there declared) that it had to be measured in quart bowls, being too considerable to be counted.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.16mm | 322.05g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507825447
  • 9781507825440

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