Bligh, William: 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, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. Including an Account of the Mutiny on Board the said Ship, 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. Demy 4to, Facsimile Edition; pp. [iv], [x], 264; 6 charts & plans (5 folding), 2 plates; original papered boards; (spine slightly faded; a little marginal foxing); a very good copy in faded dustwrapper. (Melbourne; Hutchinson; 1979).
***Facsimile of the First Edition, London, George Nicol, M.DCC.XCII [1792] - see Ferguson 125. Although probably best known for the Bounty mutiny, Bligh was a superb seaman and made many discoveries and observations of value, both in the voyage of the Bounty's launch subsequent to the mutiny and in his second voyage with the ships Providence and Assistant. #98

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