London: A & C Black LTD, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , v-xviii, 356,  pp. Navy cloth with a gold decoration on the front board and gold lettering on the spine; navy topstain. Price of 21s. net on the front flap of the dust jacket. Bottom of the flap neatly clipped (presumably by the publisher). Illustrated by a fold-out map and a full-page map. Part of The Pioneer Histories series, a series of books which studies European exploration and imperialism around the world. Newton's history examines pirates, or buccaneers, as instruments of foreign policy amid an international conflict: namely, the fight for control of the West Indies between the English, French, and Dutch. An impeccable copy of an academic history of pirates and the Caribbean as seen through European eyes. Very near Fine / very near Fine. Item #00009461
A close to Fine book in a like dust jacket that shows a touch of toning to the spine panel.