The Pirates Own Book
by Charles Ellms
Number of pages: 241
Rare volume, based on actual documents, recounts in lurid detail the life, atrocities and bloody death of the infamous Black Beard as well as the cold-blooded exploits of Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, Thomas White, Anne Bonney, Mary Read and scores of other maritime marauders. Enhanced with over 70 atmospheric wood engravings.
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by Nathan Gallizier - L.C. Page & Company
The darkness of the tenth century is dissipated by no contemporary historian. Monkish chronicles alone shed a faint light over the chaos of the Italian world. The seat of empire had shifted from the banks of the Tiber to the shores of the Bosporus.
by Charles Egbert Craddock - The MacMillan Company
The place reminded him then and later of the storm centre of a cyclone. Outside the tempests of Civil War raged. He could hear, as he sat in the quiet room, the turbulent drums fitfully beating in tented camps far down the Tennessee River.
by Robert J. Shea
Beautiful young Taniko struggles under oppression as the mistress of the cruel Kublai Khan, and Jebu, a young monk, is transformed into a fierce warrior, in a saga of the ancient Orient during a time of bloodshed and magic.
by Clifton Johnson - Houghton Mifflin Company
Here you see the terror and pathos, the hardships and tragedy, through the eyes of those who lived where some of the greatest conflicts occurred. You see how property was destroyed and how the people not directly concerned in the fighting suffered.