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Author Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Title A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates, and also their policies, discipline and government, from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, in 1717, to the present year 1724 : with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two female pyrates, Mary Read and Anne Bonney : to which is prefix'd an account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions, with the manner of his death in England ... / by Captain Charles Johnson.
Publication Info. London : Printed for Ch. Rivington ..., J. Lacy ..., and J. Stone ..., 1724.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M D314 G4    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description [22], 17-320 p., [3] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (wood engravings) ; 20 cm. (8°)
Note "To which are prefix'd An account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions; with the manner of his death in England. The whole digested into the following chapters ... To which is added, A short abstract of the statute and civil law, in relation to pyracy."
Attribution to Defoe is based on internal textual relationship to his works of proven authorship with supporting external evidence. Cf. Moore, J.R. Defoe (1971 ed.), p. 107-189.
Plates are signed: B. Cole, sculpt.; binder's instructions.
Head- and tail pieces; initials; type ornaments.
Signatures: [A]⁸ (-A8) a³ B-U⁸.
Numerous errors in paging.
Indexed In: Moore, J.R. Defoe (1971 ed.), 187-189
Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800, 3:378
Sabin 36187
Local Note Library copy disbound.
Subject Read, Mary, d. 1720?
Bonny, Anne, b. 1700.
Avery, John, active 1695.
Teach, Edward, -1718.
Read, Mary, d. 1720? -- Portraits.
Bonny, Anne, b. 1700 -- Portraits.
Teach, Edward, -1718 -- Portraits.
Roberts, Bartholomew, 1682?-1722 -- Portraits.
Pirates -- West Indies -- History -- 18th century.
Women pirates -- West Indies -- History -- 18th century.
Pirates -- History -- 18th century.
Women pirates -- History -- 18th century.
Trials (Piracy) -- 18th century.
West Indies -- Description and travel.
Genre or Form Type ornaments (Type evidence) -- England -- London -- 1724.
Wood engravings -- England -- London -- 1724.
Added Author Johnson, Charles, fl. 1724-1731.
Rivington, Charles, 1688-1742, bookseller.
Lacy, J., bookseller.
Stone, J., bookseller.
Cole, B. (Benjamin), engraver.
Added Title General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates
Spine Title History of the pyrates
Added Title General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pirates