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A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pirates, 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 Bonny. To which is prefix'd an account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions ... To which is added, a short abstract of the statue and civil law, in relation to pyracy.

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A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pirates, 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 Bonny. To which is prefix'd an account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions ... To which is added, a short abstract of the statue and civil law, in relation to pyracy. By Captain Charles Johnson.
Author
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Publication
London, For C. Rivington, J. Lacy [etc.] 1724.

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Additional Authors
Johnson, Charles, active 1724-1736.
Description
11 p.l., 17-320 p. plates, port.; 19.5 cm.
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Note
  • The Dictionary of national biography speaks of the author's name as "most likely an assumed one".
  • Plates engr. by B. Cole.
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Call Number
*KC 1724 (Johnson, C. General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates)
Author
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Title
A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pirates, 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 Bonny. To which is prefix'd an account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions ... To which is added, a short abstract of the statue and civil law, in relation to pyracy. By Captain Charles Johnson.
Imprint
London, For C. Rivington, J. Lacy [etc.] 1724.
Indexed In:
Sabin 36187
Local Note
Copy 2: Edward Walter West Collection.
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Johnson, Charles, active 1724-1736.
Research Call Number
*KC 1724 (Johnson, C. General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates) Copy 1
*KX (Johnson, C. General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates) Copy 2
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