Piracy and pirates, a history [by] Juan Cabal [pseud.] by JosГ© Escofet

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Published by Jarrolds in London .

Written in English

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Originally published in Spanish under title: Historias de piratas.

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StatementTranslated from the Spanish by James Cleugh
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26894035M

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