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A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants with an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the Subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers.

Barrow, John

Published by New York. J. & J. Harper. ., 1832
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303 pp. + Publisher's Ads in front and on rear cover. 12mo. The American edition of Barrow's "Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty." The original edition was published in 1831. Barrow, after whom the northern point of Alaska is named, was Secretary to the Admiralty and later wrote also on Arctic exploration. Wear at edges and corners of boards. Spine detaached, but present. Foxed. Printed paper label of front pastedown: Acquisition no. 325 of Pittsfield Social Library in 1832, but no other library marks.Tight copy. Else, Very Good. Ferguson 1510. Hill p.17. Kroepelien 47. O'Reilly & Reitman, "Tahiti," 573. Spence, "Captain Wm. Bligh," p. 8 Sabin 3663 (later edition). Brown cloth covered boards. printed on cloth. Bookseller Inventory # 8524

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Title: A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its ...

Publisher: New York. J. & J. Harper. .

Publication Date: 1832

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Two frontispiece illustrations, one of Tahiti drawn by Webber and one of Pitcairn's Island drawn by Smith. Both were engraved by Ellman & Pilbrow.

Edition: First American Edition.

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