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Author Downing, Clement.
Title A compendious history of the Indian Wars : with an account of the rise, progress, strength, and forces of Angria the pyrate ... / by Clement Downing, midshipman on board the Salisbury; afterwards lieutenant of the Victory Frigate, Fame Gally, and Revenge Grab, part of the squadron employ'd by the East-India Company to attack Angria, and sometime engineer in the service of the Greal Mogul.
Publication Info. London : Printed for T. Cooper ..., M. DCC. XXXVII. [1737]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M D7512 C7373    IN LIBRARY
Description iv, 238 p. ; 16 cm.
Note "Also the transactions of a squadron of men of war under commodore Matthews, sent to the East-Indies to suppress the pyrates. To which is annex'd, an additional history of the wars between the Great Mogul, Angria, and his allies. With an account of the life and actions of John Plantain, a notorious pyrate at Madagascar; his wars with the natives on that island, where having continued eight years, he join'd Angria, and was made his chief Admiral."
"Price bound 2s, 6 d".
"Catchword on p. iv: The, but next page begins 'A'"--ESTC.
Signed at end: Clement Downing.
[A]² B-L¹² (A2 signed).
Head- and tail pieces; initials.
Indexed In: ESTC T105582
BM, v. 55, column 360
Sabin 20777
Subject Matthews, Thomas, 1681-1751.
Mogul Empire -- History -- Early works to 1800.
India -- History -- 1500-1765.
Plantain, John, pirate.
Kanhoji Angria, fl. 1690-1729.
India -- History -- 1526-1765.
India -- Foreign relations -- To 1765.
Pirates -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Woodcuts -- England -- 18th century.
Added Author Cooper, Thomas, -1743, bookseller.
Added Title History of the Indian Wars
Note Divisional title: Particular account of all the transactions in the voyage of Commodore Matthews to the East-Indies, with the Lyon, Salisbury, Exter, and Shoreham sent thiter to suppress the pyrates.
Added Title Succinct history of the Indian Wars.
History of the wars between the Great Mogul, Angria, and his allies.
Life and actions of John Plantain, a notorious pyrate at Madagascar.