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Malthe Conrad Bruun.
Malthe Conrad Bruun. [facsimile writing....signed at end. 'Lund...apr.1798 M:C:Bruun.']
Fournier del. Harald Jensen lith.
[n.d. c.1800.]
Lithograph. 180 x 107mm (7 x 4¼").
Conrad Malth-Brun (1755-1826) the Danish-French geographer, cartographer, journalist and map publisher. In 1800 he wrote his geography treatise with the help of Edme Mentelle, a professor at the Ecole Normale; together they produced 'Geographie mathematique, physique et politique de toutes les parties du monde'.
[Ref: 29755]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Bat the Portuguese
Bat the Portuguese
Fournier del. Bonneau sculp.
[London, 1741.]
Engraving. 145 x 80mm, 5¾ x 3¼". Trimmed into printed borders.
Portrait of Bartholomew Roberts, known as Black Bart, from Exquemelin's 'History of the Bucaniers of America'. Not Portuguese but Welsh, he worked the Caribbean and Brazil, he was said to have captured over a hundred ships. He is mentioned in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, himself a former pirate who had sailed with Henry Morgan, published his history of pirates operating in the Americas in Dutch in 1678. The first English edition was published in 1684, but translated from a Spanish edition that exaggerated the mis-deeds of the English pirates, including Morgan, who sued the publishers and won.
[Ref: 25260]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Francis Lolonois.
Francis Lolonois.
Fournier del. Bonneau sculp.
[London, 1741.]
Engraving. 145 x 80mm, 5¾ x 3¼". Trimmed into printed borders.
Portrait of the French pirate, Jean David Nau, known as François L'Ollonais, from Exquemelin's 'History of the Bucaniers of America'. Based on Tortuga, he plundered Maracaibo and Gibraltar in 1666, and Puerto de Cavallo and San Pedro in May 1667. He was killed by an Nicaraguan native. Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, himself a former pirate who had sailed with Henry Morgan, published his history of pirates operating in the Americas in Dutch in 1678. The first English edition was published in 1684, but translated from a Spanish edition that exaggerated the mis-deeds of the English pirates, including Morgan, who sued the publishers and won.
[Ref: 25259]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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S.r Hen. Morgan.
S.r Hen. Morgan.
Fournier del. Bonneau sculp.
[London, 1741.]
Engraving. 145 x 80mm, 5¾ x 3¼". Trimmed into printed borders and inscription.
Portrait of the British Admiral and pirate Sir Henry Morgan (1635-1688), from Exquemelin's 'History of the Bucaniers of America'. He is regarded as one of the most notorious and successful privateers of all time. Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, himself a former pirate who had sailed with Morgan, published his history of pirates operating in the Americas in Dutch in 1678. The first English edition was published in 1684, but it was translated from a Spanish edition that exaggerated the mis-deeds of the English pirates, including Morgan. Morgan sued the publishers and won.
[Ref: 25255]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Rock Brasiliano
Rock Brasiliano
Fournier del. Bonneau sculp.
[London, 1741.]
Engraving. 145 x 80mm, 5¾ x 3¼". Trimmed into printed borders.
Portrait of a pirate from Exquemelin's 'History of the Bucaniers of America'. The text describes the pirate as a cruel man who was born in Groningen, the Netherlands, who plied his trade in Brazil and Jamaica. Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, himself a former pirate who had sailed with Henry Morgan, published his history of pirates operating in the Americas in Dutch in 1678. The first English edition was published in 1684, but translated from a Spanish edition that exaggerated the mis-deeds of the English pirates, including Morgan, who sued the publishers and won.
[Ref: 25258]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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