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Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne. Being the Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner. With Notes and Illustrations by Robert C. Leslie.

Rogers, Woodes

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ISBN 10: 0870218387 / ISBN 13: 9780870218385
Published by United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1970
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. iv, 143 pp, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, I. From King Road, Bristol, to Cork, in Ireland; II. Amongst the Canary Islands; III. From Grande Towards Juan Fernandez; IV. From Lobos Towards Guiaquil, in Peru; V. Ammong the Gallapagos Islands and at Gorgona Road, in Peru; VI. Sailing Toward the Islands of Guam and Bouton, thence to Batavia, and Round the Cape of Good Hope, Home; appendix. This book is published and distributed in the United States by the United States Naval Institute. "Most people have read the story of Robinson Crusoe and know of the author, Daniel Defoe, by perhaps fewer are acquainted with the name Woodes Rogers or have come across the charming journal of his circumnavigation of the the world, 1708-1711, in the ships Duke and Dutchess. Yet it was Woodes Rogers who discovered the original Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk, on the island of Juan Fernandez, and it was Selkirk's experiences that formed the basis for Defoe's famous novel." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt figure of The Universal Ring Dyall and gilt lettering on the front board, gilt lettering to spine, blue text block edges, and map of the world on endpapers. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004187

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Title: Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time ...

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Reprint

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