The Bligh Notebook. 'Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor.' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a Draft List of the Bounty Mutineers. Facsimile edition in two volumes. Edited by John Bach ... Volume 1: The Facsimile. Volume 2: The Transcription. William BLIGH.
The Bligh Notebook. 'Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor.' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a Draft List of the Bounty Mutineers. Facsimile edition in two volumes. Edited by John Bach ... Volume 1: The Facsimile. Volume 2: The Transcription

The Bligh Notebook. 'Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor.' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a Draft List of the Bounty Mutineers. Facsimile edition in two volumes. Edited by John Bach ... Volume 1: The Facsimile. Volume 2: The Transcription

Canberra, National Library of Australia, 1986.

Duodecimo (Volume 1), [viii, 108] pages plus a folding map and (loosely inserted) 3 folding facsimile sheets recording the names and descriptions of the mutineers; and octavo (Volume 2), xiv, 223 pages with 43 illustrations plus a colour frontispiece, a folding plan, a folding map and a folding illustration.

Full calf (Volume 1), and quarter calf and cloth (Volume 2); a fine set in the lightly marked and rubbed silk-lined ribbon-tied cloth case with a large paper title-label on the front cover.

Number 300 of only 500 sets, comprising the well-produced facsimile of the notebook Bligh used as the deck log of the launch during the epic voyage to Timor, and its transcription (which contains a 40-page introduction by the editor).

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