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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Caroline Alexander.
Stock no. 2132690
Published by Viking. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 491 pages includes index. ISBN: 067003133X.

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THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Owen Rutter.
Stock no. 2132535
Published by Newnes. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

In order to get the true facts the author has gone back to them beginning and examined the contemporary documents and records, in particular the Admiralty records which he was privileged to consult. Orange cloth, black title to spine. 185 pages. Spine slightly bumped with light fading to top and tail. Fox spots to prelims, last few pages and edge of textblock else contents clean. Pictorial wrapper a little grubby, edge-torn and worn with slight loss and repaired with clear tape on verso.

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MUTINY AND ROMANCE IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by Sven Wahlroos.
Stock no. 2132529
Published by Salem House Publishers. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Companion to the Bounty Adventure. The full story, month by month, giving the background of the mutiny and the people involved. The author is the first professional psychologist to write on the subject. Cream paperboards, blue spine with silver titles. 497 pages includes index. ISBN: 0881623954. SIGNED by author with lengthy dedication on front endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Wrapper has dampstain to lower edge of rear panel.

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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Caroline Alexander.
Stock no. 2132323
Published by Viking. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 491 pages includes index. ISBN: 067003133X. Lower spine of book and wrapper bumped. Very light scuff marks to rear of wrapper.

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THE BLUE OF CAPRICORN
Written by Eugene Burdick. Illustrated by William Hofmann.
Stock no. 1818943
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE
Written by John Toohey.
Stock no. 2131425
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From the Bounty to safety - 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841150770. Small bump and light wear to base of spine.

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UNBROKEN: AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL
Written by Laura Hillenbrand.
Stock no. 2126202
Published by Fourth Estate. 1ST 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A World War Two airman, Louis Zamperini, embarks on a journey that led to a doomed flight, a tiny raft, and thousands of miles of open ocean. Brown boards, red foil title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007378012. Some light bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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STOVE BY A WHALE: OWEN CHASE AND THE ESSEX
Written by Thomas Farel Heffernan.
Stock no. 1811134
Published by Wesleyan University Press. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In November 1820 in the middle of the Pacific near the Equator a whale rammed and sank the Nantucket whaleship Essex. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale, the incident was the beginning of one fo the most harrowing survival feats in maritime history... Grey cloth boards, gilt title on blue title block to spine. ISBN: 0819550523. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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COASTAL TALES OF THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC
Written by Alexander David Muir.
Stock no. 2115251
Published by Muir Publications. 1996. Very good condition.

Based on Fifty Years of True Life Experiences. Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0968076300. Some wear to covers. Couple of corners are a bit creased.

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MY ADVENTURES AMONG SOUTH SEA CANNIBALS
Written by Douglas Rannie.
Stock no. 1606080
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 39 plates and 1 map. An account of the experiences and adventures of a Government official among the natives of Oceania. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some foxing. Contents generally very good.

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STONE AGE ISLAND: SEVEN YEARS IN NEW GUINEA
Written by Maslyn Williams.
Stock no. 1809310
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of the author's personal feelings about the strange and complex country of New Guinea. A double charge: to document the life and customs of stone age peoples, and to use the medium of film for a crash programme of instruction in the arts, crafts, and usanaces of civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. B/w plates. Text block grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge-rubbed.

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49TH FIGHTER GROUP ACES OF THE PACIFIC
Written by William N. Hess.
Stock no. 1605323
Published by Osprey Publishing. 2nd 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. Aviation Elite Unites series 14. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781841767857.

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