HMS BOUNTY MUTINY VOYAGE PITCAIRN ISLAND 1st in DJ

THE HERITAGE OF THE BOUNTY The Story of Pitcairn Through Six Generations
By Harry L. Shapiro
1st Edition, in Dust Jacket
Published in New York by SImon and Shuster, 1936
Contents
* Original gray cloth with full-rigged clipper ship to front board, title in
white on spine.
* xv, 329 pp.
* Illustrated title page, 4 double-sided photo plates, endpaper maps.
Condition
* Some mild aging to cloth and mellowing to pages, otherwise a clean,
fine copy, no owner signs, inner hinges fine. The white dust shows aging
with chipping at corners and spine ends, else complete and quite good,
and scarce! in protective clear acetate.
Description
The amazing story of the colonization of Pitcairn Island by Fletcher
Christian and the mutineers who overthrew Captain Bligh of HMS Bounty .
The historical section contains five chapters which include
the mutiny, the settling of Pitcairn Island, the punitive expedition under
Capt. Edwards of the Pandora in 1791, Bligh’s account of the mutiny,
Capt. Beechey’s visit in the Blossom 1825 and his version of the colony’s first years,
and many other events that carry the history of the islanders up to the
present day. Another section contains three chapers on the religion,
morals,
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