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Author LinkDefoe, Daniel,1661?-1731.
Uniform Title LinkGeneral history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates
Title LinkA general history of the pyrates / Daniel Defoe ; edited and with a new postscript by Manuel Schonhorn.
Imprint Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999.
Description xlviii, 733 p. :  ill., maps ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note "This Dover edition ... is a slightly corrected, updated republication of the work originally published in 1972 by J.M. Dent & Sons, London"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 707-708)-and indexes.
Contents Contents: Volume I; Of Captain Avery and his crew -- Of Captain Martel and his crew -- Of Captain Teach, alias Black-beard -- Of Major Stede Bonnet and his crew -- Of Captain Edward England and his crew -- Of Captain Charles Vane and his crew -- The life of Mary Read -- The life of Anne Bonny -- Of Captain Howel Davis and his crew; a description of the Islands of St. Thome, Del Principe, and Annobono -- Of Captain Bartho, Roberts and his crew; a description of Brazil, &c. -- The tryals of the pyrates -- Of Captain Thomas Anstis and his crew -- Of Captain Worley and his crew -- Of Captain George Lowther and his crew -- Of Captain Edward Low and his crew -- Of Captain John Evans and his crew -- Of Captain John Phillips and his crew -- Of Captain Francis Spriggs and his crew -- Of Captain John Smith and his crew.
Contents: A relation of five men setting up for a company of Pyrates -- An account of the Pyracies and murders committed by Philip Roche, &c.-- An abstract of the civil law and statute now in force in relation to pyracy.
Contents: Volume II; Of Captain Misson -- Of Captain Tew and his crew -- Of Captain William Kid -- Of Captain John Bowen -- Of Captain Halsey and his crew -- Of Captain Thomas White and his crew -- Of Captain Thomas Howard and his crew -- Of Captain David Williams and his crew -- Of Captain Samuel Burgess and his crew -- Of Captain Nathaniel North and his crew -- A description of Magadoxa -- Of Captain Condent and his crew -- Of Captain Bellamy and his crew -- Of Captain Lewis and his crew -- Of Captain Cornelius and his crew -- Of Captain William Fly and his crew -- Appendix to the first volume -- The tryal of the pyrates at Providence.
Summary Discusses pirates such as Avery, Martel, Teach (Blackbeard), Stede Bonnet, Edward England, Charles Vane, John Rackam, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, Howel Davis, Bartholomew Roberts, Thomas Anstis, Worley, George Lowther, Edward Low, John Evans, John Phillips, Francis Spriggs, John Smith, Mission, Tew, William Kid, John Bowen, Halsey, Thomas White, Thomas Howard, David Williams, Samuel Burgess, Nathaniel North, Condent, Bellamy, Lewis, Cornelius, William Fly, and others, plus trials and civil laws and statutes concerning piracy.
Subject LinkPirates -- Early works to 1800.
Subject LinkPirates.
Add.Author LinkSchonhorn, Manuel.

System Number 000662342
ISBN Link0486404889 (pbk.)
Link9780486404882 (pbk.)

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