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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). Voyage to the South Sea, for the purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship Bounty,… including an account of the Mutiny on Boad sSaid Ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew.… London: Printed for George Nicol, 1792.
4° (310 x 240mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait, 7 engraved maps, plates and plans, 5 folding. (Very slight offsetting to title-page and some plates). Contemporary speckled calf, flat spine, gilt green calf label, covers bordered in gilt (upper cover detached, spine rubbed).
FIRST EDITION of the Official Account of the Bounty expedition with Bligh's text revised from his journal under the supervision of Sir Joseph Banks, seen through the press by James Burney. Hill, p. 27. Sabin 5910. Ferguson 125.
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