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Original t.p. reads: 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, in 1717, to the present year 1724. With the remarkable actions and adventures of the two female pyrates, Mary Read and Anne Bonny. To which is prefix'd an account of the famous Captain Avery and his companions ... To which is added, a short abstract of the statute and civil law in relation to pyracy. By Captain Charles Johnson. London, Printed for Ch. Rivington at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, J. Lacy at the Ship near the Temple-Gate, and J. Stone next the Crown Coffee-house the back of Greys-Inn, 1724.