The Smugglers' Banker : The Story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro, Paperback Book

The Smugglers' Banker : The Story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro Paperback

Description

This text reveals the true story of Zephaniah Job, the Cornishman who masterminded the flourishing contraband trade in Polperro during the Napoleonic wars, as well as the privateers whose adventures led to the capture of handsome prizes.

Job's flair for business, his association with the Trelawny family and links with those engaged in the smuggling trade brought lasting prosperity to the inhabitants of this remote Cornish fishing village at the end of the 18th century.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 180 pages, 28 illustrations
  • Publisher: Polperro Heritage Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: general
  • ISBN: 9780953001224

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