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Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. 1st pbk.

By: ALEXANDER, Caroline BLIGH, William)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, 2004, ISBN:0142004693:

Seller ID: 69738

ALEXANDER, Caroline. The Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. (NY): Penguin Books, (2004). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (18),1-491,(3), + 40 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A new volume on the mutiny led by Fletcher Christian against William Bligh's Bounty, and the marooning of the mutineers on Pitcairn Island. Vg. 15.00 View more info

That Bounty Bastard : The True Story of Captain William Bligh

By: BLIGH, William ALLEN, Kenneth S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robert Hale , London , 1976, ISBN:0709153465:

Seller ID: 92975

(BLIGH, William). ALLEN, Kenneth S. “That Bounty Bastard” : The True Story of Captain William Bligh. London : Robert Hale & Company, (1976). First Edition. Pp [1]-224,+ 12 pp plates. Index. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Expedition to the South Seas. 2. Arrival at Otaheite. 3. The Death of Cook. 4. The Battle of the Dogger Bank. 5. The Rock underSiege. 6. Off Cape Horn. 7. Return to Tahiti. 8. Mutiny! 9. The Incredible Journey. 10. Court-Martial. 11. A Sad Return to the Islands. 12. Mutiny at Spithead. 13. Mutiny at the Nore. 14. Camperdown. 15. England Rejoices.... View more info

Captain Bligh : the man and his mutinies.

By: BLIGH, William KENNEDY, Gavin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Duckworth, London , 1989, ISBN:0715622315:

Seller ID: 92581

(BLIGH, William). KENNEDY, Gavin. Captain Bligh : the man and his mutinies.London : Duckworth, (1989). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-321,(1),+ 8 p p plates. Endpaper Maps. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine.Contents : 1. A Young Gentleman. 2. The Death of Captain Cook. 3. A Great Goodness. 4. The King's Bounty. 5. The First Setbacks. 6. The First Rumblesof Discontent. 7. Fryer's Refusal of Duty. 8. The Drunken Sot. 9. Landfall at Tahiti. 10. Troubles Ashore and Afloat. 11. Desertion, Dissent and Depa rture. 12. Passage to Mutiny. 13. Fletcher Christian. 14. Bligh's First Muti... View more info

Chamber's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts. Vol. XIV

By: BLIGH, William)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William and Robert Chambers, 1846,:

Seller ID: 66591

(BLIGH, William). Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts. [Volume XIV]. Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, (1846). Pp [various pagings]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards. Contents of Volume XIV: 1. Gustavus Adolphus and the Thirty Years’ War; 2. The Stranger'sVisit to Edinburgh; 3. Narrative of the Mutiny of the Bounty; [32 pp]; 4. The Ettrick Shepherd; 5. History of the Plague in London; 6. Schools of Industry; 7. Quintin Matsys, the Blacksmith of Antwerp; 8. Selections from Shakespeare. Spine back missing, boards worn, abrasions to rear, edges frayed... View more info

What Happened on the Bounty. RU ed in dustjacket.

By: BLIGH, William). DANIELSSON, Bengt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Readers Union / George Allen & Unwin, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 41959

(BLIGH, William). DANIELSSON, Bengt. What Happened on the Bounty. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Tapsell. London : Readers Union / George Allen &Unwin, 1963. Pp 223. 8vo, green cloth. Bengt Emmerik Danielsson (b. July 6 , 1921, Krokek, Sweden – d July 4, 1997, Stockholm) was a Swedish anthropologist and a crew member on the Kon-Tiki raft expedition Owner's signature, else very good in slightly chipped dustjacket. 16.50 View more info

Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare. From the Bounty to safety -- 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BLIGH, William, Captain). TOOHEY, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 2000, ISBN:0060195320:

Seller ID: 110720

(BLIGH, William, Captain). TOOHEY, John. Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare. [Dj adds: "From the Bounty to safety -- 4,162 miles across the Pacific ina rowing boat"]. (New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (2000). First Ameri can Printing. Pp. (6),vii,(5),[1]-211,(1). 8vo, red cloth spine, white paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. At dawn on April 28, 1789, Captain William Bligh and eighteen men from HMS Bounty were herded onto a twenty-three-foot launch and abandoned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Thusbegan their extraordinary journey to Java. Covering 4,162 miles, th... View more info

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

By: BLIGH, William.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of Australia, Richmond, Victoria, 1979, ISBN:0091354404:

Seller ID: 81560

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, commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh, i ncluding 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, one of the Friendly Islands, To Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies. The Whole Illustrated with Charts, &c. Published by permission of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. London : Printed for George Nicol, [...], M.DCC.XCII... View more info

Account of the Mutiny on HMS Bounty. Sutton Paperback.

By: BLIGH, William. BOWMAN, Robert, ed.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Alan Sutton, Gloucester, 1981, ISBN:086299005x:

Seller ID: 115097

BLIGH, William, Lieutenant. An Account of the Mutiny on HMS Bounty. Edited by Robert Bowman. (Gloucester) : Alan Sutton, (1981). First thus printing. Pp. (6),[7]-158,(2). 8vo, art-illustrated peach card covers wtih black lettering to front and spine. "The Mutiny on the Bounty must surely be one of the best known of all naval stories. It has been written about and recreatedon film many times, with varying degrees of accuracy. From the various ret ellings of the story have come commonly held views of all the central characters involved, and chiefly William Bligh and Fletcher Christian. Bligh... View more info

Mr Bligh's Bad Language : Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty. UK in dj

By: DENING, Greg BLIGH, William

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992, ISBN:0521383706:

Seller ID: 15534

DENING, Greg. Mr Bligh's Bad Language : Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (1992). Pp 445. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "A study of the famous mutiny in history, literature and film." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 37.50 View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. RU Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard BLIGH, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Readers Union, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1974,:

Seller ID: 29987

HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. Newton Abbot, Devon: Readers Union, 1974. Pp. (6),[7]-320, + 18-page section ofb&w illustrations. 8vo (139 x 221 mm), blue cloth, glit lettering to spine . Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7,1999, London). "The main outline of the Bounty mutiny is widely known. But it is only when the characters and events are viewed in depth that the cla ssical quality of the saga becomes clear, as is shown in this long, deeply studied account, which has taken the author from Christian's birthplace... View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. 1st US in dj

By: HOUGH, Richard BLIGH, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 21257

HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1973. First US Printing. Pp. (12),13-320, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt letteringto spine. "The main outline of the mutiny is widely known and usually seen in strong blacks and whites. It is only through the author's painstaking s cholarship and reintepretation of the major characters that the classical quality of this saga takes on new meaning." - from the dj. Light dampspotting to bottom edge, else very good in nicked, edgebrowned, unclipped ... View more info

Tahiti : A Paradise Lost. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOWARTH, David COOK, James BLIGH, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harvill Press, London, 1984, ISBN:000262804X:

Seller ID: 45885

HOWARTH, David. Tahiti : A Paradise Lost. London : Harvill Press, 1983. First U.K. Printing. Pp 226. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "In June 1767, HMS Dolphin sighted an unknown Pacific island. [...] The Dolphin was followed by many other ships, English, French, Spanish, and American, some with famous captains - among them Louis de Bougainville, James Cook, and William Bligh of the Bounty. [...]. And so a fatal shadow fell across this dying Utopia, witnessed by Herman Melville, Paul Gauguin, and Robert Louis Stevenson." - dj. 16 chapters including : 3. The French in Arcady; 4. Endeavour... View more info

H.M.S. Bounty. 1st UK in dj

By: MAXWELL, John BLIGH, William)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1977, ISBN:0224014145:

Seller ID: 66052

MAXWELL, John. H.M.S. Bounty . L.: Jonathan Cape, (1977). Pp. (1)-287,[1]. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A fictionalized account of the events leading to the mutiny aboard the Bounty. Spine faded, name to ffep, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Armed Transport Bounty. Revised Edition in dustjacket

By: McKAY, John Anatomy of the Ship series. BLIGH, William, Captain.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, London, 2010, ISBN:9780851778938:

Seller ID: 90991

McKAY, John. The Armed Transport Bounty. (London) : Conway Maritime Press, (2010). Later Printing of the Revised Edition. Pp. [1]-120. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated grey and yellow card covered boards inlike jacket. In the Anatomy of the Ship series. Complete with a 1/96 scale fold-out plan. "Made eternally famous by the mutiny against Captain Bligh in 1789, Bounty was a small merchant ship called Bethia purchased by the Admiralty in 1787 and converted into a naval transport to transplant breadfruit to the plantations of the West Indies. Bethia was specifically chosen... View more info

Fatal Impact. US book club in dj

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan COOK, James) BLIGH, William) BANKS, Joseph)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1966,:

Seller ID: 58585

MOOREHEAD, Alan. The Fatal Impact: An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840. N.Y.: Harper & Row, (1966). Book Club Edition. Pp 230, portrait frontis.+ plates + maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Beddie 316, Spence 808. Parts: 1. Tahiti; 2. Australia; 3. The Antarctic. Much on Cook, Bligh, Joseph Banks, &c. "Alan Moorehead has chosen three areas of contact to illustrate what followed the arrival of the first boldly seeking Europeans, ideal exemplars of the Age of Enlightenment, with their botanists, astronomers, landscape painters, scientific amateurs and wealthy dilettantes, their ma... View more info

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Mutiny on the Bounty

By: NORDHOFF, Charles & James Norman HALL HALL, James Norman BLIGH, William MARTIN, Fletcher

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Limited Editions Club, 1947,:

Seller ID: 30435

NORDHOFF, Charles & James Norman HALL. Mutiny on the Bounty. With a Prefaceby the Authors and an Appendix containing the True Story of Peter Heywood. Illustrated by Fletcher Martin. N.Y.: Limited Editions Club, 1947. Pp 465. Illustrated. 8vo, pebbled brown cloth, t.e.g. Limited to 1500 copies signe d by the illustrator, this being copy no.7. Wear to spine ends and corners,else vg. 170.00 View more info

Return to Tahiti. in dj.

By: OLIVER, Douglas BLIGH, William.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 1988, ISBN:0824811844:

Seller ID: 30674

OLIVER, Douglas. Return to Tahiti : Bligh's Second Breadfruit Voyage. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, (1988). Pp 281. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A year after the famous mutiny and open-boat journey William Bligh returned to the South Seas, intent on transplanting breadfruit to the West Indies. Here is reporduced in full Bligh's contemporary account of the voyage, illustrated with Lieutenant George Tobin's marvellous watercolours. Vg-fine in dj. 50.00 View more info

Mixed Cargo

By: PARR, D.Kermode BLIGH, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brunswick Press, Fredericton, 1961,:

Seller ID: 4887

PARR, D.Kermode. Mixed Cargo. Fredericton : Brunswick Press, (1961). Pp (6),7-207,(1). 8vo, trade paperback. Parr (1894-1971) Laugher p.435. Four sections : "Forward Hold: Fiction"; "Midships Hold: Columnist's miscellany" (incluing "The Passing of the Slate", and "Lament for New Potatoes"); "After Hold: Sonnets, ballads and other verse" (including "Ballade of Canadian Destroyers"); and "Bos'n's Locker: A historical narrative: Bread-fruit Bligh and the Bounty". One short story, "White - White - Red", (pp.100-110) is set in Newfound... View more info