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1,966 works / 652 ebooks Search for books with subject Pirates.

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Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart.  This graph charts editions published on this subject. Click to view a single year, or drag across a range.

Editions Published
Year of Publication


Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Robert Louis Stevenson, 34 books
Daniel Defoe, 29 books
A. O. (Alexandre Olivier) Exquemelin, 23 books
Rob Kidd, 11 books
Justin Somper, 9 books
James, Brian, 7 books
Queen Elizabeth I, 7 books
Julie Garwood, 7 books
Sid Fleischman, 7 books
Tony Bradman, 7 books
A. O. Exquemelin, 7 books
Catherine Nichols, 7 books
Angus Konstam, 6 books
Nadia Higgins, 6 books
David Marley, 6 books
Philip Gosse, 5 books
Jeremy Strong, 5 books
Benerson Little, 5 books
Gideon Defoe, 5 books
Howard Pyle, 5 books
Dave Barry, 5 books
Rafael Sabatini, 5 books
Captain Charles Johnson, 5 books
Margaret Mahy, 5 books
Colin McNaughton, 5 books


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