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A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. To which is added, a genuine account of the voyages and plunders of the most notorious pyrates. Interspersed with several ... tales and ... songs. An adorned with the heads of the most remarkable villains ... engraven on copper. By Capt. Charles Johnson. [Consisting of adaptations of lives of highwaymen and others from “The History of the Lives of the most Noted Highwaymen ... By Capt. Alexander Smith,” interspersed with lives of pirates taken from the first volume of “A General History of the Pirates” by Captain Charles Johnson, pseudonym of Daniel Defoe?]

Charles Johnson, active 1724-1731.

London : J. Janeway, 1734.

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  • Title:
    A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. To which is added, a genuine account of the voyages and plunders of the most notorious pyrates. Interspersed with several ... tales and ... songs. An adorned with the heads of the most remarkable villains ... engraven on copper. By Capt. Charles Johnson. [Consisting of adaptations of lives of highwaymen and others from “The History of the Lives of the most Noted Highwaymen ... By Capt. Alexander Smith,” interspersed with lives of pirates taken from the first volume of “A General History of the Pirates” by Captain Charles Johnson, pseudonym of Daniel Defoe?]
  • Author: Charles Johnson, active 1724-1731.
  • Contributor: William DAVIS called The Golden Farmer.
  • Publication Details: London : J. Janeway, 1734.
  • Identifier: System number: 001884300
  • Notes: Published in parts.
  • Physical Description: 484 pages ; (folio)
  • Copy Note: Copy note: Copy at 1890.b.2.(17); 1890.b.2.(14). [Another copy of pp. 51-60, 133-136 and 327-330, containing lives of highwaymen born in Suffolk extracted from “A General History of the Lives of the most Famous Highwaymen ... By Capt. Charles Johnson.”] [London, 1734. fol.]
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection C.59.h.1.
    General Reference Collection 1890.b.2.(17); 1890.b.2.(14)
  • UIN: BLL01001884300

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