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Pirates

Author: Philip Steele; David Cordingly
Publisher: London : Lorenz, 1999.
Series: Discovery series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Action-packed nuggets of information combine with beautiful photographs and artworks to reveal the facts, the larger-than-life characters, and the extraordinary events of history at its most exciting. Inspired practical model-making projects transport the reader directly into the world of the past.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele; David Cordingly
ISBN: 0754802086 9780754802082
OCLC Number: 41834134
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color portraits ; 31 cm.
Contents: Death on the horizon --
Seven seas --
Pirates through the ages --
Becoming a pirate --
Wild women --
Captain's finery --
Life at sea --
Drinking and eating --
Finding the way --
Charting the waters --
Flags of terror --
Hoist the Jolly Roger --
Pirate ships --
Learning the ropes --
Pirate ship --
Speedy sloop --
Attack at sea --
Fancy figurehead --
Coastal raids --
Hand weapons --
Cutthroat cutlass --
Fire and smoke --
Cannons ready --
Pirate treasure --
Dead man's chest --
Piratical punishments --
Pirate havens --
Brought to justice --
Timeline --
Glossary.
Series Title: Discovery series.
Responsibility: Philip Steele ; consultant, David Cordingly.

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Action-packed nuggets of information combine with beautiful photographs and artworks to reveal the facts, the larger-than-life characters, and the extraordinary events of history at its most exciting. Inspired practical model-making projects transport the reader directly into the world of the past.

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