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The history and lives of all the most notorious pirates, and their crews : from Captain Avery, who first settled at Madagascar, to Captain John Gow, and James Williams, his lieutenant, &c. who were hang'd at Execution Dock, Jnae 11, 1725 [sic], for piracy and murder, and afterwards hang'd in chains between Blackwall and Deptford. And in this edition continued down to the year 1735. Giving a more full and true account than any yet published of all their murders, piracies, maroonings, places of refuge, and ways of living. To which is prefixed an abstract of the laws against piracy. Preview this item
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The history and lives of all the most notorious pirates, and their crews : from Captain Avery, who first settled at Madagascar, to Captain John Gow, and James Williams, his lieutenant, &c. who were hang'd at Execution Dock, Jnae 11, 1725 [sic], for piracy and murder, and afterwards hang'd in chains between Blackwall and Deptford. And in this edition continued down to the year 1735. Giving a more full and true account than any yet published of all their murders, piracies, maroonings, places of refuge, and ways of living. To which is prefixed an abstract of the laws against piracy.

Author: Daniel Defoe; Charles Johnson
Publisher: London : Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, at the Red-Lyon ... R. Wave, at the Sun and Bible ... and J. Hodges, at the Looking glass on London-bridge, 1735.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th ed
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: John Avery
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; Charles Johnson
OCLC Number: 53113662
Notes: The work from which this was abridged, originally published as A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates, and supposedly written by a Captain Charles Johnson, is ascribed to Daniel Defoe. Cf J.R. Moore, "The authorship of A general history of the pirates," in Defoe in the pillory and other studies (Bloomington : Indiana University, 1939), p. 126-188.
"Adorned with twenty beautiful cuts, being the representation of each pirate."
Publisher's advertisements on p. [1].
Description: [11], 132 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
Other Titles: Abstract of the laws against pirates.
General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates

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