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The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages

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William Dampier (1651-1715) 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 science. A good seaman, but a bad commander ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published February 21st 2008 by Boydell Press (first published 2005)
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Al Maki
I have a Folio Society edition titled "William Dampier: Buccaneer, Explorer" with the same editor which seems likely to be an earlier edition. It would be a good picaresque novel were it not a memoir.
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