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William Dampier
See biography, media, indexes. English privateer, explorer, scientific observer, sea captain and author; as an author he pioneered popular travel narratives.
William Dampier


  • The Adventures of William Dampier, with others who Left Capt. Sharpe in the South Seas and travaled back over land through the country of Darien (Sloane Manuscript No. 3236
  • A new voyage round the world
  • A supplement of the voyage round the World
  • Two voyages to Campeachy
  • A discourse of trade-winds, breezes, storms, seasons of the year, tides and currents of the torrid zone throughout the world
  • A voyage to New Holland
  • A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland

Works about Dampier

  • William Dampier article in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature
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