New York, East
12 December 2000
[JOHNSON, Charles, pseud.]. A Compleat History of the Lives and Extraordinary Adventures of the most Famous Pyrates, Highwaymen... Salisbury: Benjamin Collins, 1741. 2o (312 x 192 mm.) Engraved frontispiece of Colonel Jacque and his plantations in America, engraved plate of Sawney Bean outside his cave and another of Captain Morgan, (both differing from the engravings found in other editions (closed tears to plates skillfully repaired). Modern crushed morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting lettering pieces (front hinge repaired).
A scarce edition of Johnson, not found in the Union Catalogue, British Museum or auction records.
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