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This 125-page, high-quality paperback chronicles the Blinn College volleyball team's 2010 season, from the first game of the year to the team's appearance at the NJCAA National Championships. GOING... More > THE DISTANCE includes every Banner-Press story covering the team during the season, and includes more than 70 black-and-white photos, many of which were not published in the Banner-Press. Makes a great keepsake for players and relatives!< Less
The Last Buccaneers in the South Sea 1686-95 By Peter T. Bradley
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In 1686, a small group of mainly French buccaneers left the Caribbean for the South Sea. Instead of crossing the Isthmus of Panama, they loaded supplies on the east coast of North America, crossed... More > the Atlantic Ocean to Africa, and then headed for the Straits of Magellan. Until 1695, their exploits ranged from the Juan Fernandez Islands and the coasts of Chile in the south, to the shores of the Viceroyalty of Peru and the Galapagos Islands, and finally reached the northern limits of Spanish viceregal administration along the coasts of New Spain (Mexico), and also Baja California.< Less
Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer: A Romance of the Spanish Main By Cyrus Townsend Brady
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920)... More > was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters.He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. Excerpt from:< Less
The Last Buccaneers In the South Sea 1686-1695 By Peter T. Bradley
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An account of buccaneers who arrived in the South Sea from the east coast of North America, the coast of Africa and the Straits of Magellan. Their exploits stretched from the coasts of Chile, to the... More > Galapagos Islands and the coasts of Peru, and as far north as the shores of New Spain (Mexico) and Baja California. The text comprises a new diary in English composed from the original French journal, in part written by Massertie, and draws on Spanish documents written in Mexico and Peru. Altogether they describe remarkable feats of navigation and endurance under the leadership of a Dutch captain referred to as Franco in Spanish texts and elsewhere as Franz Rools or Rolle. The French journal relates their hardships and daring combats and the brutal methods sometimes used to achieve their aims of personal riches. But on reaching 28°N in the Gulf of California they recognized that their maps were not correct in displaying Baja California as an island, more than a decade before the discovery by Eusebio Kino.< Less
Bless the Buccaneer with Barbecued Blood - Cryptic Companion By Marc Loewenthal
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This is the Cryptic Companion to Bless the Buccaneer with Barbecued Blood, a unique take on the study of word origins, which aims to take a rather irreverent, and for you, the reader (I hope),... More > humorous and entertaining, yet informative, approach to the wonderful and endlessly intriguing topic of English etymology. Bless the Buccaneer with Barbecued Blood examines over 900 English words and their origins and histories, imagining what might be the result if the old meanings were still current, or if the modern meanings had existed in the past. This Cryptic Companion is completely free and has almost 700 questions. If the questions intrigue you and stimulate you to find the answers, the only way to find them is to buy Bless the Buccaneer with Barbecued Blood, which is on sale here at Lulu! So don't delay, get the book and find the answers. Tell your friends and family so that you can challenge them as well. Whatever you do, have fun!< Less
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts - A Voyage from Calais to Cadiz By FishesEye Publishing
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This book will interest anyone who enjoys, for instance, humorous travel writing, Bill Bryson, William Dalrymple, Stephen Clarke, history (particularly nautical/piratical), or anecdotal recipe... More > books.  The author travels the length of the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports along the Atlantic coast of Europe. Liberally sprinkled with recipes relating to local characters, places and events. The author's observations are interspersed with an edited compilation of humorous, period travel accounts. Extra Features:    - 100+ B&W illustrations: photos, line art, period engravings and posters - 40+ fish and alcoholic recipes, all with a nautical / buccaneering theme - Nautical glossary of English and French terms of piratical interest < Less
The Pirates of Buccaneer Hill: A Witch Girls Adventure. By Malcolm Harris
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Curly the Bloody, undead scourge of the seven seas has a plan, a plan that may well make him the most dangerous pirate on the planet again. Step 1: Raise an army of undead. Step 2: Destroy the magic... More > item that has banished him to dry land Step 3.Destroy anyone that would dare try to stop him. Do you and your friends have the power , intelligence and attitude to stop Curly? Pirates of Buccaneer Hill is the first stand-alone Episode-Game for Witch Girls Adventures. It makes you a part of a limitless world of magic and mischief. A world were you are the star and were the fate of the Willow-Mistt School of magic and everyone in it depends on you! Cast your spells, battle ghost pirates, befriend misunderstood swamp monsters and save the day! This Episode supplement for Witch Girls adventures comes with a full length Adventure, New spells, monsters and abilities and 6 ready to play characters.< Less
Pirates, Buccaneers & other Scallywags & Swashbucklers A Complete Film Guide By Terry Rowan
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A comprehensive film guide depicting films about the pirates that roamed the seven seas. Interesting facts on actors and other personal that made these films possible. A special look at these... More > swashbucklers and their way of life throughout history. Included are other historical classic films.< Less
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates Fiction, Fact & Fancy Concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main By Howard Pyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an... More > American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The scholar Henry C. Pitz later used the term Brandywine School for the illustration artists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region, several of whom had studied with Pyle. Excerpt from:< Less
The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer A Page of Past History for the Use of the Children of To-day By Richard Clynton
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