FRYER, John.

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
£250.00
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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.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue half morocco, red morocco label, marbled sides, blue endpapers, edges speckled blue. With the original grey cloth slipcase.

Illustrations

Woodcut frontispiece and other similar illustrations, 2 colour portraits, folding map, 90 pages of facsimiles.

Condition

A fine copy.

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