Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City.
CIP carries an extended title (which does not appear on the title page):...a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late upon the coast of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French.... The work was first published in Dutch in 1678; this reprint (with an introduction) is of the 1924 second edition of an English translation published by George Routledge and Sons Ltd. Member price, $23.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)