The Life and Adventures of Capt. John Avery: The Famous English Pirate, (rais'd from a Cabbin-boy, to a King) Now in Possession of Madagascar: Being a Succinct Account of His Birth, Parentage, Education, Misfortunes, and Successes, Viz. His Serving the Government on Board the Resolution and Nonsuch Men of War. The Reasons why He Quitted that Service, 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, Worth Above a Million Sterling, Belonging to the Great Mogal, with His Grand-Daughter on Board, (who was Going to be Marry'd to the King of Persia) Attended by a Great Retinue 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. Written by a Person who Made His Escape from Thence, and Faithfully Extracted from His Journal

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printed: and sold by J. Baker, at the Black-Row in Pater-Noster-Row, 1709 - 64 pages

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