Raveneau de Lussan: Buccaneer of the Spanish Main and Early French Filibuster of the Pacific. A Translation into English of his Journal of a Voyage into the South Seas in 1684 and the following years with the Filibusters

By: Raveneau de Lussan (b. 1663)

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LIMITED EDITION of 996 copies. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches. 303 pp. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations on plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Dark red cloth, spine titled in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; binding square and tight, lower corners bumped. Very Good. "De Lussan was a French adventurer, well-born, who took up buccaneering to pay off his debts. His account is rare, having been published in London in 1702 and only known in three copies in this country. This translation was prepared from the rare French original." Clark & Brunet. The First French Edition was issued in Paris, 1688. This text is an account of English and French pirates who attacked the Spanish holdings in the Caribbean and the south Pacific in the late 17th century. REFERENCE: Clark & Brunet, Arthur H. Clark Company, No. 175.

Title: Raveneau de Lussan: Buccaneer of the Spanish Main and Early French Filibuster of the Pacific. A Translation into English of his Journal of a Voyage into the South Seas in 1684 and the following years with the Filibusters

Author Name: Raveneau de Lussan (b. 1663)

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-033

Keywords: Raveneau de Lussan, Raveneau de Lussan Buccaneer of the Spanish Main and Early French Filibuster of the Pacific, Filibusters, Marguerite Eyer Wilbur editor, Travel Exploration, World History, Pirates, Buccaneers