FINE LIMITED EDITIONS SINCE 1974

William Bligh's Log of HMS Providence 1791-1793

William Bligh

£650.00

  • ISBN: 0904351017
  • Deluxe edition: 500 copies
Deluxe
William Bligh's Log of HMS Providence 1791-1793

Contributors: The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Stephen Walters, David Bellamy OBE

Binding: 1/2 leather and buckram with gilt tooling and sprinkled page edges

Box: Buckram slipcase.

Extras: Five folding charts.

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'I find that about two months after I left Otaheite in the Bounty, Christian returned with her to the very great astonishment of the Natives...' - from Bligh's Log of HMS Providence.

This edition contains a wealth of previously unpublished material, carrying a complete reproduction of Bligh's Log, in which he attempts to trace the course of the Bounty mutineers.

Preface by the late Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
A colour collotype reproduction of Sydney Parkinson's breadfruit watercolour.
Introduction by Stephen Walters.
A complete reproduction of John Ellis' book of 1775: A Description of the Mangostan and Breadfruits.
Notes on the breadfruit plant by David Bellamy OBE.
  • Page size: 210mm x 340mm
  • 950 pages