A Voyage to the South Seas, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship Bounty Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh, Including 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.
Adelaide: The Limited Editions Club / The Griffin Press, 1975. Ingleton, Geoffrey C.; Dunstan, Douglas A. Limited Edition. Large Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #2332319
Limited edition, #1182 of 2000 copies, signed by illustrator and designer and hand-numbered on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase and onion skin jacket. Jacket spine absent, wear and several small tears along edges, slipcase a bit soiled.
xix, , 150 pp. Introduction by Alan Villiers, illustrations from drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton, color frontispiece portrait from a painting by John Smart. William Bligh's account of the fatal voyage of the bounty, and his subsequent 3,600-mile trip to Timor in an open boat. Bligh was not the tyrant of legend in fact, he may have been one of the most lenient commanders of a Pacific exploration ship of that period.