Piracies Ltd

BOK [pseudonym]. Piracies Ltd.

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BOK [pseudonym]. Piracies Ltd. London, Herbert Jenkins, [1938].

8vo. Original yellow cloth, lettered in black, dust-wrappers, not price-reduced; pp. 282, [2, advertisements], plates after photographs; wrapper slightly rubbed at edges, final advertisement leaf with short repaired marginal tear, a very good copy, in the rarely seen wrappers; bookplate.
First edition of a book on an interesting subject, published under a pseudonym. The author had deep insight into life and work of the pirates operating on the Canton Delta, Hongkong, and Macao, which the Portuguese managed to keep relatively free of pirates.