THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY. William Bligh.
THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY.
THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY.
THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY.

THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY.

Being Lieutenant William Bligh's Log of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Armed Vessel Bounty in a Voyage to the South Seas, to take the Breadfruit from the Society Islands to the West Indies. Now Published for the First Time from the Manuscript in the Admiralty Records, with an Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter, Comments on Bligh's Navigation by Rear Admiral J. A. Edgell, O.B.E., Hydrographer of the Navy, and Four Engravings on Wood by Lynton Lamb. In two volumes. Pp. 436(last blank)+260(last colophon), pictorial double title page both volumes, full page plan of the Bounty's launch, 2 full page charts, colophon decoration; narrow roy. 4to; qr. red cloth, spines lettered in gilt, cream & green 'sail-type' cloth boards, faintly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed, lower board of Volume I very slightly foxed, the bottom fore-corner of upper board Volume II bumped; partly unopened, the fore and bottom edges uncut; edges of leaves a trifle soiled, a couple of spots of foxing; The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1937. Edition limited to 300 numbered sets on mould-made paper. Pertelote 117. *The first publication of Bligh's log and (according to the publishers, Pertelote p. 12) 'the first ship's log to be published with full details'. Item #135651

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