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Bligh, William, 1754–1817

A narrative of the mutiny : on board His Majesty's Ship Bounty : and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat : from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies / written by Lieutenant William Bligh ; illustrated with charts.

London : Printed for George Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, MDCCXC [1790]
Physical Description:
iv, 88 pages, [4] leaves of plates ([3] folded) : maps ; 32 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DU20 .B55 1790+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Engravings by Mackenzie, William Harrison, and John Walker.
Reprinted in 1792 as chapters XIII-XVII of the author's Voyage to the South Sea. Later published in 1900 with title: The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty.
The frontispiece is a diagram of the Bounty's launch. The other plates are maps of the voyage.
English short title catalogue, T7185
BEIN: Uyf66 B6 +790b: Castle, Ethelinda Schaefer '08, bequest of.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary half niger morocco with beige linen boards. Bookplate: F.G. Coles. Autograph: Ann Ringson. One of the advance copies of Bligh's Voyage. Has bound with it: A voyage to the South Sea undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies (London : Printed for G. Nicol, 1792).
Subject Terms:
Bounty (Ship) -- Early works to 1800.
Bounty, Mutiny, 1789 -- Early works to 1800.
Christian, Fletcher, 1764-1793.
Coles, F.G. -- Bookplate.
Oceania -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Early works to 1800.
Oceania -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.
Ringson, Ann -- Autograph
Voyages and travels -- 1700-1800.
Engravings -- 1790.
Travel literature.
Nicol, G. (George), publisher.
Mackenzie, engraver.
Harrison, William, approximately 1750-1803, engraver.
Walker, John, active 1783-1831, engraver.

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