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An early American imprint. A very good original full-leather binding. 12mo. 17.0cm x 10.2cm x 2.5cm . pp.288 . Plain brown calf covered boards, edges rubbed and bumped. Smooth spine with rubbed gilt banding and rubbed leather crimson title label. Heavy staining to endpapers, the first few leaves, and the last few leaves. Clear English text on toned paper. A good copy of a scarce book. * Referenced by: Shaw & Shoemaker 31831 . ** Attribution to Defoe is based on internal textual relationship to his works of proven authorship together with supporting external evidence. cf. Defoe in the pillory / J.R. Moore. Blooming, Ind., 1939, p. 126-188. - See COPAC (British Library). *** Full title reads: he 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 crews : also, an account of the piracies and cruelties of John Auger, 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 description of Magadoxa, in Ethiopia / by Capt. Charles Johnson.
Title: The 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
Categories: 19TH CENTURY,
Publisher: Norwich [Connecticut, USA] : London, printed, Re-printed by R Hubbard, 1814 . 0:
ISBN Number: 0
Item: 1.00 Item
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