EXQUEMELIN, Alexandre Olivier (?1645-1707). Bucaniers of America: Or, a true Account of the Most remarkable Assaults Committed of late years upon the Coasts of the West-Indies. London: Printed for William Crooke, 1684. 3 parts bound in 1, small 4to (225 x 162 mm). Four engraved portraits, four engraved plates (two folding) and folding chart (two folding plates with old reinforcements on verso, scattered pale foxmarks, frontispiece portrait of Morgan with pale dampstaining.) 19th-century blue half polished calf, marbled boards (spine a bit rubbed).
First English edition. A fourth part was issued separately the following year under the name of Basil Ringrose. An important piece of English Americana and the basis for many later historical and fictional works. Rare. Sabin 23479; Hill p.99.