Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
Lot 62
 

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THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY <br/>First News: The...

THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
First News: The rumours of Sunday and Monday of a disaster that had befallen the Bounty Armed Ship, we were unwilling to believe; and we therefore suppressed all mention of an event of such calamitous tendency; til it came in too authenticated shape to be rejected. A long and detailed account of the particulars of the voyage, mutiny, and return of Captain Bligh to England (back page, column 2, 42 cm. of column space), in a contemporary and complete issue of THE DIARY; or WOODFALL'S REGISTER, dated March 19th, 1790

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THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
First News: The rumours of Sunday and Monday of a disaster that had befallen the Bounty Armed Ship, we were unwilling to believe; and we therefore suppressed all mention of an event of such calamitous tendency; til it came in too authenticated shape to be rejected. A long and detailed account of the particulars of the voyage, mutiny, and return of Captain Bligh to England (back page, column 2, 42 cm. of column space), in a contemporary and complete issue of THE DIARY; or WOODFALL'S REGISTER, dated March 19th, 1790