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The history of the pyrates: containing the lives of Captain Mission. Captain Bowen. Captain Kidd ... and their several crews

Date: 1728 | Identifier: F2161 .D42 1728
The history of the pyrates : containing the lives of Captain Mission. Captain Bowen. Captain Kidd ... and their several crews ; intermix'd with a description of Magadoxa in Ethiopia ... taken from Captain Beavis's Journal; and that of a molotto, who belong'd to the said captain ... To the whole is added an appendix, which compleats the lives of the first volume ... / collected from journals of pyrates ... and from those of commanders, who had fallen into their hands ... Vol. II. By Capt. Charles Johnson, author of vol. I. ... London : Printed for, and sold by T. Woodward ..., [1728] [16], 413, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates (folded) : map ; 21 cm. (8vo) 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. Letter "To Captain Johnson," p. 330-335, signed and dated: J. Evans. Feb. 2. 1727-8. The first volume was first printed London : C. Rivington, 1724, with title: "A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates ... / by Captain Charles Johnson" [i.e., Defoe]. Head- and tail-pieces. Books printed for Tho. Woodward: p. [414-416.] Joyner-First preliminary leaf, blank, lacking. Library's copy of v. 1-2 rebound (by Riviere & Son) with uniform spines numbered "Vol. 1" and "Vol. 2". Vol. 1 is of 2nd ed., with title: A general history of the pyrates ... London : T. Warner, 1724. more...
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