|aThe dark frigate / |cby Charles Boardman Hawes ; decorations by Warren Chappell.
|aNew York : |bLittle, Brown, |cc1971
|axiii, 246 p. ; |c19 cm.
|a"Wherein is told the story of Philip Marsham who lived in the time of King Charles and was bred a sailor but came home to England after many hazards by sea and land and fought for the King at Newbury and lost a great inheritance and departed for Barbados in the same ship, by curious chance, in which he had long before adventured with the pirates."
|aIn seventeenth-century England, orphaned Philip Marsham, forced to flee London after a terrible accident, finds himself in an even more difficult situation when his ship is taken over by pirates and he is forced to become a member of their crew.