The Going off from the Coast of the Cabails. Ils de Sauvent. ~ 4The Cabails or Mountaneers, who whenever the Northerly winds blow Temptestuously, are extreamly attentive to observe from the tops of their Mountains what passes upon the Coast having seen the approach of this Vessel, rod down towards the Sea-Side in great numbers to pilliage her, and overtook but one of these poor men whom they made a Slave of, the other other happily got off from these pirates & Men Stealers.
Coloured engraving. 228 x 311mm. 9" x 12¼".
These Cabails, or Mountain Moors, lived on small islands near Cape Metafuz, pilliaging ships forced ashore by the bad weather.
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