National Library of Australia

The National Library building is closed temporarily until further notice, in line with ACT Government COVID-19 health restrictions.
Find out more

You must be logged in to Tag Records
The history of the pirates [electronic resource] : 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
Bib ID 3748346
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
 
Uniform Title General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates
Online Versions
Description Norwich [Conn.] : London, printed, Norwich, Re-printed by R. Hubbard, 1814 
288 p. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 31831.

Notes

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.

An abridged edition of: The history of the pyrates, first issued in 1728 as v. 2 of the 4th edition (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.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Shaw & Shoemaker 31831

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 31831). 
Subjects Pirates.
Place United States Connecticut Norwich.
Other authors/contributors Johnson, Charles, Capt

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
Electronic resource Use 'Online Access' link in record
Available for document delivery - restrictions apply.
-

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.