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Dampier"s voyages

William Dampier

Dampier"s voyages

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Published by E.Grant Richards in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Masefield. Vol.II.
ContributionsMasefield, John, 1878-1967.
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Open LibraryOL21104019M

Arrival of English explorer William Dampier. William Dampier becomes the first Englishman to explore parts of the Australian coastline his obvious enthusiasm and his accurate observations. The book went through multiple editions, was widely translated and helped establish travel writing as a popular genre. European voyages to the.   Although it was almost certainly written after the New Voyage, and was intended to profit from that book's success, Voyages to Campeachy shows that Dampier was keeping detailed notes while in his twenties and before he became a buccaneer. His account described the perilous life of the logwood cutters, and the dangers they faced from alligators Pages:


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Memoirs of a Buccaneer: Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, (Dover Maritime)/5(6). William Dampier, 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.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions. While William Dampier is lauded as the first Englishman to set foot in Australia, he published a popular book with a derogatory description of Aboriginal people that would influence the.

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Full text of "Dampier's Voyages: Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round " See other formats. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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[William Dampier; Gerald Norris] -- "Intelligent and able, William Dampier spent years as a pirate before sailing with the Royal Navy. This is his own account of his remarkable. He made two voyages to the Bay of Campeachy (), and remained for some time with the logwood-cutters, varying this occupation with buccaneering.

In he returned to England, again visiting Jamaica in and joining a party Dampiers voyages book buccaneers, with whom he crossed the Isthmus of Darien, spent the year on the Peruvian coast, and Explorer. Buy The Buccaneer Explorer - William Dampier`s Voyages by William Dampier | | from 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 Price: $ Dampier’s book about his exploits, A New Voyage Round the World (), was a unique combination of seafaring adventure and natural history not seen before, which the public loved and the Royal Society respected.

In his preface, he acknowledged that he was “Choosing to be more particular than might be needful, with respect to the. William Dampier became famous after his epic pirating travels were published in A New Voyage Around the World in His new book, A Voyage to new Holland, was another best seller.

Dampier was widely recognised by his collections and his vivid descriptions as ‘Australia’s first natural historian’. Get this from a library. The buccaneer explorer: William Dampier's voyages. [William Dampier; Gerald Norris] -- 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. The publication of Dampier's Monkey: The South Seas Voyages of William Dampier by Adrian Mitchell is not just of interest to readers keen on Australian history, it's timely for another reason.

Starting inAustralian teachers will begin teaching the new national Australian Curriculum, and so any primary school teacher under the age of 40 will. William Dampier was an English pirate and explorer.

He was important in the exploration of Australia and other islands in the South Pacific Ocean. He sailed around the world three times. 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 (   You do not specify which voyage. His later voyages he was in command on navy ships.

His first voyage was with privateers. Map from Dampier's A New Voyage Round the World ofwith a star marking the "Miskito" coast InDampier joined the.

William Dampier () is the most remarkable seaman that England produced in the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. A good seaman, but a bad commander, he spent most of his life as a privateer, buccaneer, or pirate. This edited account of his voyages gives an admirable picture of this fascinating and unorthodox figure in his own words.

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 and decided early in life that he wanted a life of exploration. 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).

These two beautiful leather bound volumes of William Dampiers voyages to America, New Holland (Australia) and the East Indies, contains 5 titles with 20 maps & plates (some folding) and was published in Amsterdam by David Paul Marret in (dated) The publication of the book, A New Voyage Round the World, in was a popular sensation Seller Rating: % positive.

Page - Providence has bestowed on them they presently broil on the coals and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many fish as makes them a plentiful banquet ; and at other times they scarce get every one a taste. But be it little or much that they get, every one has his part, as well the young and tender, the old and feeble, who are not able to go abroad, as the.

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When I ask, people say that yes, they've heard of him - in a geography course somewhere. William Dampiers naturalist journals accounted not only his life of piracy but also /5.

At William Dampier (–) was apprenticed to a seaman at Weymouth. He served briefly in the Third Anglo-Dutch War, worked on a Jamaican sugar plantation and aboard merchant ships, before deserting his post to join a buccaneer fleet.

After an unsuccessful attack on Panama City, he joined a group of French and English pirates with. William Dampier (baptised 5 September ; died March ) was the first Englishman to explore parts of was the first person to circumnavigate the world three times.

On one voyage he rescued Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who may have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Images for kidsBorn: Baptised 5 SeptemberEast Coker. The first great English-language travel book, A New Voyage Round the World () is an incomparably vivid, chaotic and fascinating account by the pirate, explorer and naturalist William Dampier of his many adventures.

The Voyages to Compacheay, with Description of the Coasts, Product, Inhabitants, Logwood-Cutting,Trade, &tc. of Jucatan, Compeachy, New-Spain, &tc.

- III. A Discourse of Trade Winds, Breezes, Storms, Seasons of the Year, Trades and Currents of the Torrid Zone throughout the World: With an Account of Natal in Africk, Its Product, Negroes &: Hardcover. Dampier publishes Voyages and Descriptions, a second volume to New Voyage, including as Part III a section entitled Discourse of the Trade-Winds, Breezes, Storms, Seasons of the Year, Tides and Currents of the Torrid Zone throughout the World, which dealt with oceanographic, meteorological, and other phenomena of import to mariners generally.

Burning Islands and Dampier’s Voyage: 3 Schouten and Jacob Le Maire, on a previous voyage of discovery, but he will give names to many other geographical features during his voyage, ensuring that saints, British royalty, Royal Navy.

Jan 7, - Dampier, William. (Ed. by John Masefield). DAMPIER’S VOYAGES. Lon. b/w plates, folding maps. Two vols. (1); vii,(1) pp. “Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyages Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication ” With a learned introduction by poet.

a book of adventures or a travel book. It was too im­ personal, too objective and too lacking in the customary braggadocio and exaggeration to qualify as a popular history of buccaneering exploits. Dampier's contempo­ raries in the Royal Society recognized the book for what it really was: a factual, talented, and richly detailed ac­.

Frontispiece to volume 3 of the book: A collection of voyages, by William Dampier4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, ). Illustrating A voyage to New-Holland, &c. In the Year by William Dampier. Copy belonging to Sir Joseph Banks (), President of the Royal Society. By the end of his life, William Dampier was a recognized explorer and naturalist.

But he was never able to shake free of his association with pirates. Perhaps that is why so many people have never heard this remarkable story of the pirate who collected : Smithsonian Ocean Team.

Dampier's Voyages by John Masefield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dampier's Voyages: John Masefield: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. What was the reason for William Dampier's voyage.

Examples of alliteration in the book hatchet. William dampiers ship was called the Roebuck. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages by William Dampier (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay!. The port of Dampier and the Dampier Archipelago, both in Western Australia, are named in honour of William Dampier.

In and he was honoured by Australia Post issuing a postage stamp depicting his portrait. Books. A New Voyage Round the World, () Voyages and Descriptions, () A Supplement of the Voyage Round the World The Parents: Anne Dampler, George Dampler.William Dampier >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 Libreria Náutica Robinson - The Buccaneer Explorer "William Dampier's Voyages" | Dampier, William | | 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.