History of the Pirates, Containing the Lives of those Noted Pirate Captains ....... To Which is Added a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies; and the Expedition of Commodore Porter. To which is added, a Description of Magadoxa, in Ethiopia

By: Charles Johnson, Captain [Daniel Defoe]*

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A variant of a popular and oft-reprinted compilation based on Johnson's classic history of the pirates. A scarce edition. ------- Bound in original mottled calf; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, toned with foxing and small stain top of text block extending less than 1/4 inches by 3 inches. Shelf handling wear. Spine with six compartments and has the red title label, though unreadable. Lacking the front free endpage. ---------- * Attribution to Defoe is based on internal textual relationship to his works of proven authorship together with supporting external evidence. Cf. J.R. Moore. Defoe in the pillory. Bloomington, Ind., 1939, p. 126-188./ An abridged ed. of The history of the pyrates, first issued in 1728 as v. 2 of the 4th ed. (1726) of A general history of the pyrates, which was originally issued in 1724 under title: A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates. [OCLC 5931386] ------ FULL TITLE: History of the Pirates, Containing the Lives of those Noted Pirate Captains, Misson, Bowen, Kidd, Tew, Halsey, White, Condent, Bellamy, Fly, Howard, Lewis, Cornelius, Williams, Burgess, North and Their Several Crews. Also an Account of the Piracies and Cruelties of John Augur, William Cunningham, Dennis Mackarthy, William Dowling, William Lewis, Thomas Morris, George Bendall, And William Ling, who were tried, condemned and executed at Nassau, New Providence, on Friday, the 12th of October, 1718. To Which is Added a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies; and the Expedition of Commodore Porter. To which is added, a Description of Magadoxa, in Ethiopia -------- REF: Sabin 36191, OCLC: 5931386; LCCN: 10-28550

Title: History of the Pirates, Containing the Lives of those Noted Pirate Captains ....... To Which is Added a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies; and the Expedition of Commodore Porter. To which is added, a Description of Magadoxa, in Ethiopia

Author Name: Charles Johnson, Captain [Daniel Defoe]*

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London and Norwich, R. Hubbard: 1814

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 010880

Keywords: Pirates; Caribbean,