Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Black Sam Bellamy! names to strike fear in the bravest of sea captains. As well as conjure up images of cutlasses, parrots and walking the plank, these pirates and many more are explored in this lavishly illustrated, beautiful interactive book.
Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Black Sam Bellamy! names to strike fear in the bravest of sea captains. As well as conjure up images of cutlasses, parrots and walking the plank, these pirates and many more are explored in this lavishly illustrated, beautiful interactive book. Daredevil tales of robbery and butchery on the high seas have long passed into folklore and formed the basis for such great literary greats as Long John Silver and Captain Hook, but what is the real story behind the most famous pirates in history? This lavishly illustrated book beautifully captures the swashbuckling world of pirates. Fascinating items are integrated into the pages, from a book of pirate slang to your very own pirate's booty! Pirates is a compelling portrait of life at sea in a bygone age as well as a detailed look into some of the most bloodcurdling, gory adventures of pirate legends. Includes: 1. Wallet containing pirate articles for the reader to sign 2. A booklet of pirate slang 3. Pirate recruitment advertisement (genuine wording) 4. Booklet with picture gallery of famous pirates 5. Letter from William III to Captain Kidd 6. Booklet of pirate weaponry 7. Original map marked with hidden treasure sites 8. Contemporary playing cards 9. "Wanted" Blackbeard poster 10. Pirate death sentence (genuine wording)
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John Matthews served as historical consultant on the latest Pirates of the Carribean movie, Dead Man's Chest.
Pirates by John Matthews
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.