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A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers : To Which Is Added, A Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Noted Pirates : Interspersed with Several Remarkable Tryals of the Most Notorious Malefactors, At the Sessions-House in the Old Baily, London : Adorn'D with the Effigies Engraved on Copper-Plates.

By Defoe, Daniel

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Title: A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers : To Which Is Added, A Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Noted Pirates : Interspersed with Several Remarkable Tryals of the Most Notorious Malefactors, At the Sessions-House in the Old Baily, London : Adorn'D with the Effigies Engraved on Copper-Plates.  
Author: Defoe, Daniel
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Language: English
Subject: Pirates, Brigands and robbers, Brigands and robbers
Collections: American Libraries Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
1742
Publisher: Birmingham; Press of R. Walker.

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1661-1731, D. D., Fl. 1714-172, S. A., & Fl. 1724-173, J. C. (1742). A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers : To Which Is Added, A Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Noted Pirates : Interspersed with Several Remarkable Tryals of the Most Notorious Malefactors, At the Sessions-House in the Old Baily, London : Adorn'D with the Effigies Engraved on Copper-Plates.. Retrieved from http://www.worldlibrary.org/


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Earlier editions attributed to Daniel Defoe. Cf. ESTC; Moore, J.R. Defoe (2nd ed.), 458; Some editions were earlier ascribed to Charles Johnson, an assumed name, according to DNB, BLC, NUC pre-1956, and Gosse, P. Bibl. of Capt. Charles Johnson; Running title: A general history of pyrates, highwaymen, murders, &c; Errors in pagination: 122-123, 233, 236 and 336 misnumbered as 121-122, 236, 233 and 332; Title in red and black. Printed in double columns; Index: p. 427-[428]; A facetious rehash of Smith's Complete history of the lives and robberies of the most notorious highwaymen (London, 1714) with added material from Daniel Defoe's A general history of the pyrates (London, 1724)--J.R. Moore, Defoe in the pillory (Bloomington, 1939), p. 131-2; ESTC; Gosse, P. Capt. Charles Johnson

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