Book of Pirates, by Howard PyleDover Publications Inc.
Highly readable, magnificently illustrated tales recount the rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main. Includes 'The Ghost of Captain Brand', 'Tom Chist and the Treasure Box', 'Jack Ballister's Fortunes', 'The Ruby of Kishmoor', and other tales. Enhanced with 63 of the author's own incomparable illustrations, including 11 full-color plates. Formatted for maximum navigation to be used as either a reference or a pleasant read cover to cover.