This week we unearth a buried treasure in the DHS rare book collection from 1762 entitled “The History of Bucaniers of America; Being An Entertaining Narrative of The Exploits, Cruelties and Sufferings of the following noted Commanders. v.12 .
Joseph Esquemeling, Bat. The Portuguese
Pierre Le Grand, Capt. Sharp
Lolonois, Capt. Watling
Roche Brasiliano, Capt. Cook
Together with a curious Description of the Manners, Customs, Dress, and Ceremonies of the Indians inhabiting near Cape Gracias a Dios.
Published for the ‘MPROVEMENT and ENTERTAINMENT of the BRITISH YOUTH of both Sexes.”
This book was printed for James Knox (bookseller) in Glasgow, Scotland.
A highlight from the Delaware Historical Society’s book collection appears on this blog every Wednesday morning.