From Marteau

THE| Life and Adventures| OF| Capt. John Avery,| The| Famous English Pirate, (rais'd from a| Cabbin-Boy, to a King) now in Posession of| MADAGASCAR:| BEING| A suctinct Account of his Birth, Parentage, Educa-| tion, Misfortunes, and Success, viz. His serving the| Government on Board the Resolution an Nonsuch Men| War. The Reasons why he quitted that Servive, for| that of the Merchants. His putting to Sea in a Merchant| Ship, where he drew in the Crew to turn Pirates with| him. His sailing to Jamaica, where he dispos'd of the| Ship's Cargo. His taking a large Ship, wort above a| Million Sterling, belonging to the great Mogul, with| his Grand-Daughter on Board, (who was going to be| Marry'd to the King of Persia) attended by a great Re-|tinue of Ladies. His Marriage with the said Princess,| and his Men with her Retinue. The Methods he| took to establish himself. His Wealth, Strength,| and Acquisitions by Sea and Land. His Character.| The several Overtures he has made to return to his| Obedience. A Description of the Country; with its| Customs, Manners, &c.| [rule]| Written by a Person who made his Escape from thence, and| faithfully extracted from his Journal.| [rule]| London, Printed: And Sold by J.Baker, at the Black-| [text loss in Reprint - presumably: "at the Black-|Boy in Pater-Noster-Row. 1709. Price 1s.


64 pp.

Bibliographical Reference

W. H. McBurney (1960), p.18.

History of Publication

Reprint: The Perfidious P--- (Anonymous). The Glorious Life and Actions of St.Whigg (Anonymous). The Life and Adventures of Captain John Avery (Anonymous) [=Foundations of the Novel, ed. Michael F. Shugrue] (New York/ London, 1973).

The Novel in Europe, 1650-1749