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A pirate of exquisite mind

Diana Preston

A pirate of exquisite mind

explorer, naturalist, and buccaneer : the life of William Dampier

by Diana Preston

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Published by Walker & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dampier, William, -- 1652-1715,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Hydrologists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Voyages around the world

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-354) and index.

    StatementDiana & Michael Preston.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsPreston, Michael, 1948-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272433M
    ISBN 100802714250
    LC Control Number2003062197

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    A Pirate of Exquisite Mind 作者: Diana Preston / Michael Preston 出版社: Berkley Trade 副标题: The Life of William Dampier: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Description of the book "A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: The Life of William Dampier: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer": Seventeenth-century pirate genius William Dampier sailed around the world three times when crossing the Pacific was a major feat, was the first explorer to visit all five continents, and reached Australia eighty years before Captain Cook.

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