January 15, 2020 01:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by..

[..Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh..], by William Bligh (British, 1754-1817), London: printed for George Nicol, 1792, bound in morocco leather, with five raised bands, ruled in gilt, and marbled endpapers, aeg, with eight engraved plates, some are folding, (complete), Sabin 5910, 12-1/4 x 9-3/4 in.; together with [A Description of Pitcairn's Island and its Inhabitants], [Harper's Stereotype Edition], New York, 1832, 6-1/4 x 4 in. 

Provenance:Collection from an Important American Family

Condition:

"A Voyage.." with both boards and one marbled endpaper detached but present, extremities worn, top and bottom of spine chipped, with some losses to leather, corners bumped; "Description of Pitcairn's.." with wear to extremities and some losses to flexible cloth boards

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,198
01/15/2020

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