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Title Memoirs of a buccaneer : Dampier's New voyage round the world, 1697 / William Dampier.
Author Dampier, William, 1651-1715.
Intervening Publication Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 2007, ©1968.
Description xlv, 376 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portrait ; 22 cm
Call # 910.41 D
Note "An unabridged republication of the 1968 Dover reprint of the work originally published in 1927 by Argonaut Press, London, under the title A New Voyage Round the World. The current reprint includes the introduction by Percy G. Adams written especially for the first Dover edition"--Title page verso.
Originally published: London : Printed for James Knapton ..., 1697.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Mapmaker, navigator and scientist Dampier guided important voyages of exploration, and his journals as a buccaneer constitute a historical treasure. This fascinating travel and adventure book recounts pirate life while offering a firsthand look at the 17th-century botany and anthropology of Central and South America and the East Indies. 7 illustrations.
Subject Voyages around the world.
Latin America -- Description and travel.
Buccaneers. (OCoLC)fst00839967
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Voyages around the world. (OCoLC)fst01169326
Latin America. (OCoLC)fst01245945
Addl. Title New voyage round the world
Add Tp Title New voyage round the world : describing particularly the isthmus of America, several coasts and islands in the West Indies, the Isles of Cape Verd, the passage by Terra del Fuego, the south sea coasts of Chile, Peru, and Mexico, the Isle of Guam, one of the Ladrones, Mindanao and other Philippine and East India islands near Cambodia, China, Formosa, Luconia, Celebes, &c., New Holland, Sumatra, Nicobar Isles, the Cape of Good Hope, and Santa Hellena : their soil, rivers, harbours, plants, fruits, animals, and inhabitants : their customs, religion, government, trade &c.
ISBN 0486457265

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