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Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

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* Mutiny on the Bounty
* Captain William Bligh

Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) 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 images for details).
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. It is in very good condition (see images).

Category: The 1600's and 1700's