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Lot 297
Bligh, William 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...
Sold for AU$ 6,000 (US$ 5,276) inc. premium

Lot Details
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..., first edition, Quarto, engraved portrait frontispiece of Bligh, three plates and four charts (all folding), a fine copy in full tan polished calf, spine richly decorated in gilt, early ownership inscription on title, London, George Nicol, 1792

Footnotes

  • Ferguson 125; Hill 135; Sabin 5910; Wantrup 62a

    Provenance:
    The Owston Collection
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