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Pac.G535.W9 1928
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TITLE: Buccaneers of the Pacific / by George Wycherley.
AUTHOR: Wycherley, George.
PUBLISHED: Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1928.
DESCRIPTION: 444 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Maps on lining-papers.
NOTES: Notes Maps on lining-papers. Contents Who and why were the buccaneers?--The golden galleons and the silver fleets.--Sir Francis Drake, prince of buccaneers.--Drake in California and the western Pacific.--Thomas Cavendish, gentleman buccaneer.--Bloodthirsty Morgan and the sack of Panama.--Adventures of four captains: Sawkins, Sharp, Harris and Cook; the famous battle of Perico (Dampier's story begins)--Ambrose Cowley, so-called American pirate, and his miscellaneous companions (Dampier's story continued)--Further misadventures of the versatile Dampier and one of his mates.--Woodes Rogers, privateer of Queen Anne (the end of Dampier's story)--John Clipperton and his affairs with a marquis and a mandarin.--George Shelvocke, victim of the Jamaica discipline.--Shelvocke's final tragedies and triumphs.--George Anson's disasters in the South seas..--The last of the great South sea rovers.
SUBJECT: Buccaneers--Pacific Ocean.
SUBJECT: Pirates--Pacific Ocean.

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