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Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...
Item # 667424 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 Near the back 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." which begins: "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 photos for details).
Included is one of the two plates called for.
A fine, period account and great to have in a British publication.
Complete in 100 pages with the full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, in great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's