Book — xx, 396 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
This biography of the 17th-century marine explorer, William Dampier, reveals how he sailed with tough and ruthless buccaneers in order to see and learn more of the world, even reaching Australia. It also includes how Dampier laid the foundation for all work on winds and currents. (source: Nielsen Book Data)