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Mutiny on the Bounty...
Item # 553679 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 Near the back of this issue is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." with the text beginning: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see).
A fine, period account and great to have in a British publication. You get the complete 100 page issue with the full title/index page and engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's