Yale Center for British Art

Chetwood, W. R. (William Rufus), -1766
The voyages, dangerous adventures and imminent escapes of Captain Richard Falconer: containing the laws, customs, and manners of the Indians in America; his shipwrecks; his marrying an Indian wife; his narrow escape from the island of Dominico, &c. : intermix'd with the voyages and adventures of Thomas Randal, of Cork, pilot; with his shipwreck in the Baltick, being the only man that escap'd; his being taken by the Indians of Virginia, &c. / written by himself, now alive.
Published / Created:
London : Printed for W. Chetwood, at Cato's Head, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden; T. Jauncy, at the Angel without Temple-Bar; A. Bettesworth, in Pater-Noster-Row; J. Brotherton, W. Meadows in Cornhill; and J. Graves, in St. James's-Street, 1720.
Physical Description:
[3], page viii, 72, 136, 179, [1] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm (8vo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Signatures: [A]² B-E⁸ F⁴ 2A-2H⁸ 2I⁴ 3A-3L⁸ 3M².
Subject Terms:
Randal, Thomas, 1641-1699. | Voyages, Imaginary. | Indian captivities. | Adventure stories. | Indian captivities -- Virginia -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800. | West Indies -- Description and travel -- Fiction -- Early works to 1800. | Adventure and adventurers. | Indians of North America -- Social life and customs. | Randal, Thomas, 1641-1699. | Adventure and adventurers. | Indian captivities. | Indians of North America -- Social life and customs. | Voyages, Imaginary. | Holte, Lister, Sir -- Bookplate.
Cancellation (Publishing) -- England -- London -- 1720. | Engravings -- 1720. | Captivity narratives. | Travel writing. | Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Cole, James, active 18th century, engraver. | Meadows, William, -1760, bookseller. | Bettesworth, Arthur, -1739, bookseller. | Jauncy, Thomas, bookseller. | Brotherton, John, active 1716-1753, bookseller. | Graves, J., bookseller.