209 x 279 x 4mm
Avast! The quest for pirate pictures ends with this tremendous treasury! This unique pictorial archive offers 190 images of high-seas exploits - 60 in colour and 130 in black-and-white. They range from early woodcuts and engravings, made during the heyday of the buccaneer, to the Golden Age of Illustration, when adventure stories began unfolding in full colour. Portraits of famous pirates and their ships appear alongside fictional scenes and re-creations of historic events.