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Pirateology by Captain William Lubber
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Pirateology (2006)

by Captain William Lubber, Dugald A. Steer (Editor)

Other authors: Anne Yvonne Gilbert (Illustrator)

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: Ologies (4), Pirateology (1)

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  mrsforrest | Jan 12, 2015 |
This is a book that will help you to find out about pirates if you want to know about them

In this book will show you what do piratedo to find gold

this is a great book to find out the interior of a pirate boat y the flags the use to warn the other pirates. ( )
  isa-massad | Oct 12, 2011 |
This was the first 'ology' book I bought - it was selling cheapish [comparatively] at Exclusive and I snapped it up. The book is perfect for young minds, full of imagination and interesting pictures. Although it has been tagged here as non-fiction, it is I suppose faction, where a lot of facts are hung around an adventure to make everything more palatable and exciting.

Pirateology is not the book of choice as a reference work but it is a wonderfull way to learn a little bit about those Eighteenth Century Freebooters and Privateers - especially in an age in which impression are formed either by Disney or by the news headlines. ( )
1 vote adpaton | May 20, 2010 |
I love these books. They are interactive and full of learning experiences for every age. Also, for some reason this one is selling for pretty cheap, all the more reason to buy it! ( )
  beckylynn | Apr 11, 2009 |
If you've ever actually studied pirates, like me, you will find that this book is wildly inaccurate. The facts are mixed up.
Thought this is a really cool book and I myself do enjoy writing in the code that is hidden in the book, it is not accurate, and won't really teach you anything about pirates. ( )
1 vote Vampirate_queen | Oct 20, 2008 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Lubber, Captain Williamprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steer, Dugald A.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilbert, Anne YvonneIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Andrew, Ian P.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bakker, Piet desecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hunt, GIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jacobsen, Leifsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ta, Nghiemsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Thomann, CaroleIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ward, HelenIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Pirateology is also known as:
Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion, and
Pirateology: The Sea Journal of Captain William Lubber

It should not be confused with a different book titled:
Pirateology Handbook, or
Captain William Lubber's Pirateology Handbook.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763631434, Hardcover)

Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere. The eagerly awaited new title in the best-selling ’Ology series — more than 5 million sold worldwide!

Step lively, pirate foes and fanciers! Mysterious booty found inside a long-lost sea chest, hidden for hundreds of years off the coast of Newfoundland, has just been uncovered for your enjoyment. Within these covers is the fascinating eighteenth-century journal of Captain William Lubber, an earnest soul who sailed the seas in search of the vicious female pirate Arabella Drummond. Prepare for a mesmerizing tale of the golden age of piracy — from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates’ flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways. An extraordinary find for pirateologists, here is a true and complete companion for the dedicated pirate hunter.

Pirateology’s special treasures include:
— a stunning cover bearing a working compass and glittering gems—treasure map with a missing piece — for the canny reader to find
— multiple flaps, maps, charts, and booklets harboring codes and clues
— intricate drawings of ships’ interiors
— a packet of gold dust — a pocket sundial
— a cache of pirate letters, pieces of eight— and a jewel as a final reward

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:11 -0400)

Within the fictitious journal of an eighteenth-century sea captain, readers can learn about the golden age of piracy--from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates' flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways.… (more)

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