Pirates of Virginia

Plunder and High Adventure on the Old Dominion Coastline

Mark Donnelly, Daniel Diehl

High adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore feature heavily in this fantastic new book from Stackpole. Pirates of Virginia recounts the remarkable stories of the Accomac and Revolutionary war privateers. Famous characters such as the fearsome English pirate, Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, "the gentleman pirate” Maj.
Publication date:
May 2012
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
71
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811710367

Dimensions : 210 X 140 mm
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£7.95

Overview
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• Fascinating insight into the pirates who ruled the Old Dominion Coastline

High adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore feature heavily in this fantastic new book from Stackpole. Pirates of Virginia recounts the remarkable stories of the Accomac and Revolutionary war privateers.

Famous characters such as the fearsome English pirate, Edward"Blackbeard" Teach, "the gentleman pirate” Maj. Stede Bonnet, John Paul Jones and William Claiborne are featured in all their splendour within this masterful work.

This book is the story of true pirate lives and their echoes in folklore and popular culture. It exposes their surprisingly democratic codes, lavish dress and extensive collections of weapons which are illustrated by full-colour photographs of rare museum and privately-owned artefacts.

About the Author
Mark Donnelly has collaborated with Dan Diehl on 11 books and more than 100 hours of documentary television, including programs for the Discovery, History, and Biography channels.