Quarter-leather with marbled paper boards, 8vo. "Brodie, while on his way from New Zealand to the California gold fields, was stranded at Pitcairn when his vessel was blown off shore. During his long visit, he wrote this account of the later events of the Bounty mutineers. He gives a very detailed list of all the Bounty descendants and a valuable shipping record of vessels calling at the island. In this book are published a great many visitors' letters." Some rubbing, edgewear to boards, frontis rubbed, tattered and repaired, interior pages very good. 260pp. Frontis, 2 plates. 2nd edition. > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-12151
Title: Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders, in ...
Publisher: Whittaker & Co., London.
Publication Date: 1851
Book Condition: Good
Book Description 1851, 1851. Lond: Whittaker & Co. 1851. 8vo. Orig. cloth (slightly rubbed). (260pp.). With portrs. of Brodie and John Adams a view of the landing beach at Pitcairn a full-page text-illust. at p.15 and a list of subscribers. Occasional minor foxing otherwise a fine copy of the second printing. Three printings were immediately needed to satisfy the demand for this detailed account of the Bounty mutineers with all printings appearing in the same year. This is the F.G. Coles copy with bookplate inside front cover. NOTE: Brodie whilst on his way from New Zealand to the Californian gold fields was stranded at Pitcairn through his vessel being blown off shore. During his long visit he wrote a long account of the later events of the Bounty Mutiny and he gives a very detailed list of all the Bounty descendants and a valuable shipping record of vessels calling at the island. Seller Inventory # 220747