William Dampier, Buccaneer Explorer

By: Norris, Gerald (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Original illustrated gold cloth on boards. No writing or damage. William Dampier, born in 1651 in Somerset, was an all-round sailor, privateer, and researcher. He was the first Englishman to map parts of Australia and New Zealand, and to sail around the world three times. His descriptions of flora and fauna are colourful and numerous. Reading this book could be compared to an extended cruise of several continents. 268 pp. with index.

Title: William Dampier, Buccaneer Explorer

Author Name: Norris, Gerald (Ed.)

Illustrator: Drawings

Categories: Adventure, Maritime,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket in Slipcase

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 008026

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