The Bligh Notebook


First Edition, 1987. Fine / Fine. Transcription and Facsimile edited by John Bach. The story of William Bligh's journey to Timor. "Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & thence to Timor, 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a draft list of the Bounty mutineers. " Fine binding in fine dust jacket with a touch of spotting at fore-edges. No previous owner inscriptions. John Bach has been member of the Australian Institute of Navigation since 1950. He was founding member of the Australian Association of Maritime History and is co-editor of The Great Circle. The Facsimile comprises 105 pages and is presented on grey paper to highlight the journal contents which are a journal, log and navigational record of the journey. The book includes 28 pages of Navigational Calculations and 6 pages listing the names of the Mutineers. There is a fold-out map in pristine condition, a two-page colour photo of "Bligh and others being set adrift on the morning of April 28 1789, from the colour engraving by Robert Dodd", plus additional photos, images and diagrams. Protected by clear, archival sleeve. 336 pp.

Edited By: Bach, John

Edition: First Edition

Published By:  Allen & Unwin in association with the National Library of Australia,                             1987

Binding: Hardcover

Binding Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine


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