Portrait of William Dampier from the book
WILLIAM DAMPIER
'The Golden Hind' series
Small decorative illustration from the book
Golden Hind Series William Dampier by Clennell Wilkinson
£10.00 + P & P
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WILLIAM DAMPIER

by

Clennell Wilkinson

First published 1929 as one of the 'Golden Hind' seies by John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., London

A blue cloth bound book with gilt lettering to spine - Front board gilt series title and blind ship decoration. Some light rubbing and the back board is marked slightly. Page block has no foxing and is clean and tight - pages rough cut. VERY GOOD condition.

155 mm. x 220 mm. x 30 mm. 257 Pages + adverts

 

Contents

PREFACE
Chapter

    1. PIRATE AND HYDROGRAPHER
    2. WILLIAM DAMPIER SERVES THE KING
    3. HE GOES TO THE WEST INDIES
    4. JOINS THE BUCCANEERS .
    5. AND SINGES THE KING OF SPAIN'S BEARD
    6. HE ADVENTURES TO AFRICA AND BACK
    7. AND CIRCUMNAVIGATES THE GLOBE
    8. HE MAKES A NAME IN ENGLAND
    9. HE EXPLORES AUSTRALIA AND NEW GUINEA
    10. HE IS COURT-MARTIALLED BUT GETS ANOTHER COMMAND .
    11. HE MAKES HIS LAST VOYAGE
    12. AND SLIPS HIS CABLE
AUTHORITIES

INDEX


Illustrations

CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER .
From the painting by Thomas Murray in the National Portrait Gallery.

HYMERFORD HOUSE, EAST COKER, DAMPIER'S BIRTHPLACE

THE BATTLE OF THE TEXEL, AUGUST 11TH, 1673
From a colour print lent by Messrs. T. H. Parker.

PANAMA ABOUT 1690 .
From the Macpherson Collection.

MOLL'S MAP OF THE MIDDLE PART OF AMERICA

A FIFTH-RATER OF 1684
From yohn Charnock's " History of Marine Architecture."

A PAGE ILLUSTRATION FROM DAMPIER'S " A NEW VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD " .
Reproduced from the 1697 edition.

MAP ILLUSTRATING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. " ROEBUCK "

THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERNANDEZ

CAPTAIN WOODES ROGERS, WITH HIS SON AND DAUGHTER, 1729
From the engraving by W. Skelton af ter the painting by Hogarth


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