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... 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, 1792
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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... 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, 1792
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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... 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... to Timor, first edition, stipple-engraved oval portrait of Bligh by Conde after Russell, 7 engraved plates, plans and charts (5 folding), some offsetting, light dampstain at lower margin throughout, bookplate of James Heywood, blindstamp on title, nineteenth century half calf, defective [Hill 135; Ferguson 125; Sabin 5910], 4to, George Nicol, 1792
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