A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS UNDERTAKEN BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONVEYING THE BREAD-FRUIT TREE TO THE WEST INDIES IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP 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 TOFAO, ONE OF THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS, TO TIMOR, A DUTCH SETTLEMENT IN THE EAST INDIES. Capt. William BLIGH.

A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS UNDERTAKEN BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONVEYING THE BREAD-FRUIT TREE TO THE WEST INDIES IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP 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 TOFAO, ONE OF THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS, TO TIMOR, A DUTCH SETTLEMENT IN THE EAST INDIES

Adelaide, South Australia: Limited Editions Club, 1975. Geoffrey Ingleton. Hardcover. Tall folio (9-5/8" x 14") bound in full tan homespun linen with the covers printed in terra cotta with nautical silhouettes by Geoffrey Ingleton; 176 pages. Printed at the Griffin Press; introduction by Alan Villiers. Copy #1087 of 2000 numbered copies designed by Douglas Dunstan and illustrated by Geoffrey Ingleton with 3 full-page color plates and 22 in-text line drawings. He also drew a map of the southwest Pacific for the front endpapers and a plan of the Bounty's main rigging for the rear endpapers. The frontispiece reproduces the portrait of Admiral Bligh painted by John Smart in 1797. SIGNED by the artist and by the designer on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Fine in lightly worn glassine and a Fine slipcase. Item #008342

Price: $100.00

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