New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22cm); yellow-orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; purple topstain; dustjacket; 336pp, xii, ; illus. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.
Details the exploits of the English and Scots who risked their fortunes and their lives in wild attempts to establish for themselves a place in the Caribbean, long a foothold for the Spanish empire. Illustrated with 24pp of black and white plates.