Freebooters Must Die! The Life and Death of William Walker, the Most Notorious Filibuster of the Nineteenth Century. Frederic Rosengarten Jr.

Freebooters Must Die! The Life and Death of William Walker, the Most Notorious Filibuster of the Nineteenth Century

Hardcover, Wayne, Pennsylvania: Haverford House, 1976. First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. In 1855 William Walker invaded Nicarauga with 58 mercenaries without the approval of the US government. He intended to create a vast Central American slave empire with himself as dictator. He was shot by firing squad in Honduras in 1860 after plunging five Central American republics into a bloodbath. Book covers clean and bright. No previous owner marks. Text, photographs, maps and illustrations clean and bright. Dust Jacket bright, but a bit worn. Dust Jacket price clipped. Head of DJ spine torn with small missing pieces. 1" tear to DJ back cover top edge taped from inside. DJ corners rubbed. Dust Jacket now protected in mylar. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 226 pages. [Item #80882]

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