The Voyage of the Bounty Launch.
John Fryer's Narrative with an introduction by Stephen Walters.Guildford: Genesis Publications Limited in Association with Rigby Limited, 1979 Stock Code: 141059
Signed limited edition, number 182 of 250 copies signed by Stephen Walters. The book reproduces in facsimile the original diary of John Fryer (1753-1817), the Master of the Bounty, who was cast adrift with Captain Bligh in the launch. The original manuscript is held in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Walters, a renowned authority on Captain Bligh and the mutiny, contributes the introduction.
Octavo. Original blue half morocco, red morocco label, marbled sides, blue endpapers, edges speckled blue. With the original grey cloth slipcase.
Woodcut frontispiece and other similar illustrations, 2 colour portraits, folding map, 90 pages of facsimiles.
A fine copy.
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