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William Dampier.

Clennell Wilkinson

William Dampier.

by Clennell Wilkinson

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

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  • Dampier, William.

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    SeriesThe Golden Hind series
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13789677M

    WILLIAM DAMPIER sailed the great southern Pacific ocean four times, was the third Englishman to circumnavigate the globe, was the first person to circumnavigate the globe three times, was the first person to visit six continents, captained England's first scientific expedition, and touched Australian shores nearly years before Captain James. Read William Dampier ’s biography, works and quotes online for free. offers the most comprehensive collection of books and writings by William Dampier William Dampier Book Reviews, Read William Dampier eBooks Online to Save Paper.

    Readings in the literature of science: being extracts from the writings of men of science to illustrate the development of scientific thought by Dampier, William Cecil Dampier and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The English privateer and author William Dampier () explored the Western Australian coastline and stimulated interest in the Pacific through popular travel books. William Dampier was born the son of a Somerset farmer in June He sailed to Newfoundland and the East Indies while still a boy and took part in the Third Dutch War (

    Australian plant life from Dampier’s A Voyage to New Holland, published in The publication of the book, A New Voyage Round the World, in was a popular sensation, creating interest at the Admiralty. [18] In , Dampier was given command of the gun warship HMS Roebuck, with a commission from King William III (who had ruled jointly with Queen Mary II until her death in ). [19].   William Dampier was the first sailing captain to ever sail around the world three times. He drew maps and made scientific observations that were noted by both Charles Darwin and Captain James Cook. Dampier was also an accomplished author and wrote several books about his voyages and some of these books are still in print today.


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The Complete Works of William Dampier: Containing Particular Descriptions of Life in the Torrid Zone at the Dawn of Modern Science 5/5(3). The second book I have read about Dampier, a very interesting and largely forgotten buccaneer and explorer, this book is of it's time and I wished some of the nautical terms, places etc.

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He made three circumnavigations of the world at a time when only a handful of men had been around once. During his voyages, he experienced a series of remarkable adventures, any one of which would have satisfied most men for a by: Book: Dampier, William, – A Voyage to New Holland, &c.

in the Year Vol. London, Gift of Bernard Kilgore. [Rare Books Division] Dampier’s important third work, the result of his voyage of exploration and discovery aboard the Roebuck. Bowen, Emanuel. “A Map of the Discoveries Made by Captn.

Willm. This book on William Dampier now also follows suit for its fantastic adventure quality to it. I won't reveal any of the content but it's a great picture of life in the mid to late 's for sailors and and an eye opening explanation of life aboard a ship for the huge amounts of time it took to reach places with scrappy ideas of the globe and /5(56).

William Dampier, (born AugustEast Coker, Somerset, Eng.—died March,London), buccaneer who later explored parts of the coasts of Australia, New Guinea, and New Britain for the British Admiralty.A keen observer of natural phenomena, he was, in some respects, a pioneer in scientific exploration.

Dampier, orphaned at the age of 16, voyaged to Newfoundland and later sailed to the. Looking for books by William Dampier. See all books authored by William Dampier, including A New Voyage Round the World, and Eyewitness Accounts At Sea with Pirates, and more on William Dampier book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. William Dampier was born in (baptized on September 5, ) in East Coker, Somerset.

He was the second son of a tenant farmer who died when William was seven. By the age of fourteen he had lost both parents and was apprenticed to a shipmaster, beginning a lifelong love of the sea. Orphaned at an early age, William Dampier whetted his appetite for the sea with several long voyages.

He moved from England to Jamaica to help manage a sugar plantation, but that didn’t work out. So he went to Mexico, where he took up logging and began describing : Smithsonian Ocean Team. William Dampier ( - ) was an English pirate, explorer and navigator who became the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, Home My Books/5.

Dampier exhibited Jeoly in London, thereby also generating publicity for a book based on his diaries. The publication of the book, A New Voyage Round the World, in was a popular sensation, creating interest at the Admiralty.

InDampier was given command of the gun warship HMS Roebuck, with a commission from King William III. His. William Dampier (Dampier, William) used books, rare books and new books › Find all books by 'William Dampier' and compare prices › Find signed collectible books by 'William Dampier' English.

A New Voyage Round the World. by William Dampier. ISBN (). The Complete Works of William Dampier: Containing Particular Descriptions of Life in the Torrid Zone at the Dawn of Modern Science and at the Intersection of the Golden Age of Sail, the Golden Age of Exploration, and the Golden Age of Piracy THE PIRATE-SCIENTIST WILLIAM DAMPIER Pages:   A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier with an Introduction by Sir Albert Gray.

William Dampier, baptised 5 September ; died Marchwas an English explorer and navigator who became the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, and the first person to circumnavigate the world three times/5(13). The Adventures of William Dampier is substantively different from Dampier’s New Voyage Round The World and has been crafted to highlight those differences.

Also included are reproductions of the 26 draughts Dampier drew in his journal and of the maps from New Voyage. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of William Dampier books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. William Dampier [] is the most remarkable seaman that England produced in the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. They each circumnavigated the world once; Dampier did so three times.

He commanded the first government-funded voyage of discovery with a specific mission to report on matters of government and : William Dampier.William Dampier (son of George and Ann Dampier) was born in at East Corker, Somerset, England.

Some books quote but this was a cousin - also named William - who was born to George's brother William Sr. Dampier was well educated .William Dampier was an explorer, naturalist, author, hydrographer and pirate.

He was the first Englishman to chart part of the Australian coastline, and the first European to undertake a scientific study of its landscape, seas, plants and animals.