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Blackbeard the Pirate: this was published in Defoe, Daniel; Johnson, Charles (1736) "Capt. Teach alias Black-Beard" in 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 diverting tales, and pleasant songs. And adorned with the Heads of the most remarkable Villains, curiously engraven on Copper, London: Oliver Payne, pp. plate facing p. 86

Date 1736
Source Konstam, Angus (2004) [1998] Pirates 1660–1730 (Elite 67 ed.), Oxford, United Kingdom: Osprey Publishing, pp. p. 18 ISBN: 1-85532-706-6.
Author Joseph Nicholls (fl. 1726–55). Although James Basire (1730–1802) is attributed as the engraver based on the signature "J. Basire", unless he engraved the item at the age of 6, it is likely his father Isaac Basire (misreading of initial?) or another J. Basire.
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