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The Atrocities of the Pirates (Illustrated by Eric Ravilious) 1929

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Artist(s): Eric Ravilious
Author(s): Aaron Smith
Format: hardback
Edition: First
Year published: 1929
Publisher: The Golden Cockerel Press
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 156
Illustrations: Illustrated by Ravilious throughout

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Hardback. Limited edition. Number 256 of 500. The Atrocities of the Pirates Being a Faithful Narrative of the Unparalleled Sufferings Endured by the Author During his Captivity Among the Pirates of the Island of Cuba; with an Account of the Excesses and Barbarities of Those Inhuman Freebooters. Illustrated by Eric Ravilious. “It would be good to illustrate, I think, the more desperate and bloody incidents, especially as this seems to be a true account” Ravilious wrote about the commission. Black cloth spine. Gilt titling. Red paper covered boards. Condition: Covers stained, scuffed and edge-worn with some bleed from the red paper boards to  front and rear pastedowns as well as to head and fore-edge.  End-papers toned.  Pages untrimmed.

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