The Life and Crimes of John Ward, the Most Infamous Privateer of His Time, b&w illustrations from contemporary engravings, notes, bibliography & index, xiv & 225 pp, black boards in d/w, fine condition, Sutton Publishing (Stroud, Gloucestershire) 2006
23.4 x 15 cm, 510g, ISBN 0 75094 350 5
A sailor in the English navy, in 1602 he stole a vessel from Portsmouth Harbour and turned to piracy. He died in 1622, not fighting, but of bubonic plague.
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