Caribbean Pirates Buccaneers Captain Kidd 1874 Abbott illustrated biographiesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Pirates, Captain Kidd, Caribbean).
Captain William Kidd, and Others of the Pirates or Buccaneers who Ravaged the Seas, the Islands, and the Continents of America Two Hundred Years Ago, by John S.C. Abbott.
Published 1874, New York by Dodd & Mead.
373 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis & half title protected by original tissue guard, four other full page wood engravings throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations, gilt pictorial cover medallion.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still exceptionally clean and bright, light signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall exceptionally attractive as an object of this era.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in very nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 5 1/4" W.