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  Lot 98


BLIGH, William: 1- Mackaness, G

BLIGH, William: 1- Mackaness, G: The life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh, in 2 vols. Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1931, 1st. edn. Original cloth; vol.2 water stain to covers, otherwise VG; 2- BACH, John (editor): The Bligh Notebook. Canberra, 1986, numbered Limited edn. Of 500, this out of series copy, given to Stephen Walters in recognition of his contribution to the book And 7 lines inscription and signed by Walters. Leather bound & in the original slipcase; Fine; 3- Mackaness, George (ed.): Fresh Light On Bligh. Being Some Unpublished Correspondence of Captain William Bligh. Limited edition #113 of 135, Signed by Mackaness. Leather backed boards, original wrappers bound in; Fine; 4- Bligh's Narrative of the Mutiny on board HM Ship Bounty. Minutes of the Court Martial. Bligh's Answer to Certain Assertions. Edward Christian's Short Reply. Georgian House, Melbourne, 1952. Limited edition #498 of 1000. 4to. Original full leather, VG; 5- Bligh’s Narrative of the Mutiny of the Bounty on a voyage to the South Seas.. 72pp printed in double column and bound in leather recovered from the wreck of "Catharina von Flensburg" which sank in Plymouth Harbour in 1786 (With a certificate, also signed by two descendants: Maurice Bligh and Brenda Christian). (6)

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