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A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pirates

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates -- Early works to 1800

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    Originally published: A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates, and also their policies, discipline and government, from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, 1717, to the present yar 1724 / by Captain Charles Johnson. London : Rivington, 1724.

    Statementby Daniel Defoe.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2161 .D4 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6804718M
    ISBN 100786706228
    LC Control Number00267423
    OCLC/WorldCa41476430

    A general history of the pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence, to the present time Ind., , p. First ed. was printed for C. Rivington in under title: A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates / by Captain Charles Johnson. too. The play Pirates. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates, often shortened to A General History of the Pyrates, is a book written in by Captain Charles cie-du-scenographe.com two-volume book was published in Britain and contains information and stories about many of the pirates that were famous at the time and would later go on to become legends.

    A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a book containing biographies of contemporary pirates. It's author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson, generally considered a pseudonym. The real identity of the author was thought by some scholars to be Daniel Defoe, although this has since been disputed.5/5(1). Reprint of the popular first edition () of this well-known book, which has presumably been written by Daniel Defoe (The given name of the author seems to be assumed). A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates Charles Johnson Snippet view -

    Aug 25,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates () by Captain Charles Johnson (possibly for a pseudonym for Defoe) introduced many features which later became common in pirate literature, such as pirates with missing legs or eyes, the myth of pirates burying treasure, and the name of the pirates flag Jolly Roger.


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Nuntius a mortuis: or, a messenger from the dead. That is, a stupendous and dreadfull colloquie, distinctly and alternately heard by divers, betwixt the ghosts of Henry the Eight, and Charles the First, both Kings of England, who lye entombed in the church of Windsor. Wherein, (as with a pencill from heaven) is liquidly (from head to foot) set forth, the whole series of the judgements of God, upon the sinnes of these unfortunate jslands. Translated out of the Latine copie, by G.T.

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