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BARROW, Sir John (1764--1848)
The eventful history of the mutiny and piratical seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: its causes and consequences. Illustrated by six etchings from original drawings by Lieut.-Colonel Batty.
London: John Murray, 1831.
xi, [1], 356 p., [6] pl. ; 15.4 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. By Sir John Barrow, founder of the Royal Geographical Society and Second Secretary of the Admiralty. Forms no. XXV of Murray's (later Tegg's) 'Family Library'. Plates drawn and etched by Lieutenant Col. Robert Batty. An account of the later fortunes of the mutineers, also an account of the voyage and wreck of the Pandora, bringing back the mutineers from Tahiti, the trial of the mutineers, letters written by Capt. Peter Heywood to his sister, and the discovery of John Adams and the Bounty descendants on Pitcairn Island. Heywood died in 1831 and Edward Tagart's Memoirs of Captain Peter Heywood, R.N. appeared the following year.

Copy Notes Bookseller's label on first pastedown reading 'Sold by T.&W. Boone'.

Binding Publisher's brown cloth with title printed on upper cover: 'The Family Library. No. XXV. The Eventful History Of The Mutiny Of The Bounty. ... Price Five Shillings'; and list of titles on lower cover; spine with printed series title 'Mutiny of the Bounty. 5s. Family Library. No. XXV'.

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