The Barbary Corsairs


There appears to be a total of 23 volumes that make up the “Story of the Nations series” here we have vol.23 “The Barbary Corsaires”This book set out in 2 parts and 22 chapters,tells the history of the Barbary coast along the southern shores of the Mediteraranian sea.The Barbary Corsaires (or pirates)ruled these seas, and their trade affected the whole of Europe,including the Americas.This is a very interesting and important period in the events that formed the history of Northern Africa.

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H/b in the original decorative boards,clean for its age,bumped corners,and bruised spine ends.Size 8×6 pp XVIII + 330 inc 24 pages of adverts,index,plates as artists impressions,decorated headers to each chapter,diagrams and drawings in text,page maps,Hinges strong.Binding dry and cracked in places.Some foxing to prelims and end papers,with some staining.There is a signature and date on ffe/p.Otherwise internally clean and bright throughout.


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