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1 Alexander, Caroline Bounty, The

New York: Viking/Penguin Group 2003, 1st printing. Alexander goes beyond the official records to unravel the true story of what happened and why, using the mutineers' own accounts and many other sources. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and blue paper, 8pp of color plates, 32pp of b&w plates, extensive notes on sources, bibliography, index, 491pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
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2 Anthony, Irvin Revolt at Sea

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1937. Anthony describes more than 25 mutinies that have occurred in the world's navies. Dust jacket rather torn and chipped but intact, 8vo in blue cloth, 8 b&w plates, bibliography, 296pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
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3 Barrow Mutiny of the Bounty, The

Boston: David R. Godine 1980, 1st US. The account by Sir John Barrow, the Permanent Secretary to the Admiralty, edited by Gavin Kennedy, with 9 color plates and numerous b&w illustrations. Dust jacket slightly snagged, no marks, clean and tight, Good to Very Good 
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4 Bligh, William Voyage to the South Seas, A

Honolulu: Rare Books Ltd. undated c1965, facsimile reprint of 1792 original. Full title: 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, including an account of the mutiny aboard said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, for Tofoa one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies, the whole illustrated with charts, etc. Eight listed plates including frontis, though one listed as `Plan of Toahroah Harbour' at page 104 is absent and one uncalled for, entitled `North part of Otaheite,' is present at page 250; four are foldout plates including one titled as `copy of the draught from which the Bounty's launch was built.' No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth (8.5x11.5), contents as new, 264pp, Fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Carlisle, Henry Voyage to the First of December

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1972. A novelized account of the extraordinary voyage of the whaleship Somers and the mutiny in 1842. Dust jacket with some chips and one tear, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, 246pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Collett Last Mutiny, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1995, 1st US edition. The Bounty's infamous captain, William Bligh, tells us his side of the story in this dark and compelling novel. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and red paper, 294pp, as new, Fine. 
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7 Collett Last Mutiny, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1995, 1st US edition. The Bounty's infamous captain, William Bligh, tells us his side of the story in this dark and compelling novel. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and red paper, 294pp, as new, Fine. 
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8 Davidson, Louis B. Strange Crimes At Sea

New York: Grosset & Dunlap [1954] 1966 reprint edition. Davidson and Eddie Doherty recreate twelve of the most notable crimes on the high seas in the past 2000 years, in this handsomely produced edition with illustrations by Gordon Grant and an introduction by William McFee. Dust jacket, small 4to in pictorial cloth, pictorial endpapers, four full-page drawings, 248pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
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9 Ereira Invergordon Mutiny, The

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1981, 1st edition. A narrative history of the last great mutiny in the Royal Navy and how it forced Britain off the Gold Standard in 1931. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, sources, index, x+182pp, name on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Hadfield, Robert L. Mutiny at Sea

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. 1938, 1st. Fourteen selected narratives of both famous and little known mutinies. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, spine and edges heavily sunned, 9 plates, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fair. 
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11 Hammond, Walter Mutiny on the Pedro Varela

Mystic CT: the Marine Historical Association, No. 30, 1956. Rather than mutiny outright, the crew of a New Bedford whaler devise a way to bring an arduous voyage to a premature end. SOFT cover, 8vo, two appendices, 87pp, front cover heavily sunned, very light stain to first few pages with no text obscured, owner's name o/w no marks, overall Good+. 
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12 Heffernan, Thomas F. Mutiny on the Globe

New York: W. W. Norton & Company 2002, 1st printing. Heffernan tells the extraordinary account of a bloody mutiny aboard the Nantucket whaler 'Globe' in 1822, and the bizarre events that followed on the Mili atoll. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in orange cloth and white paper, 17 b&w plates, 2 maps, Marshallese glossary, bibliography and notes, 280pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
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13 Heffernan, Thomas F. Mutiny on the Globe

New York: W. W. Norton & Company 2002, 1st printing. Heffernan tells the extraordinary account of a bloody mutiny aboard the Nantucket whaler 'Globe' in 1822, and the bizarre events that followed on the Mili atoll. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo half-bound in orange cloth and white paper, 17 b&w plates, 2 maps, Marshallese glossary, bibliography and notes, 280pp, owner's inscription on half-title o/w contents as new, Very Good/Fine. 
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14 Hough Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian

New York: E. P. Dutton 1973, stated 1st. A thoughtful study of the men and the mutiny, illustrated with 15 plates. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
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15 Hough, Richard Potemkin Mutiny, the

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, Bluejacket Books 1996, 1st printing. A dramatic blow-by-blow account of the June 1905 mutiny on board the battleship Potemkin. SOFT cover, 8vo, 190pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Hough, Richard Potemkin Mutiny, the

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, Bluejacket Books 1996, 1st printing. A dramatic blow-by-blow account of the June 1905 mutiny on board the battleship Potemkin. SOFT cover, 8vo, 190pp, new, Fine. 
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17 Manwaring Floating Republic

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. 1935, stated 1st US. An account of the mutinies at Spithead and the Nore in 1797, with 6 illustrations. No dust jacket, maroon cloth very slightly pulled at top of spine, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
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18 Manwaring, G. E. Floating Republic, The

London: Geoffrey Bles 1935, 2nd UK printing. An account of the mutinies at Spithead and the Nore in 1797, with 6 illustrations. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 6 illustrations, 6 appendices, endnotes, bibliography, index, 299pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, boards worn, contents tight, Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 McFarland, Philip Sea Dangers: The Affair of the Somers

New York: Schocken Books 1985, 1st. A vivid re-creation of the harrowing events on the brig Somers when an young officer and two seamen were hanged for plotting a mutiny. Dust jacket with several tears and two small pieces missing front top rear, 8vo in brown cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, sources, index, 308pp, top corners lightly bumped, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Melton, Buckner F. Hanging Offense, A

New York: Free Press 2003, 1st printing. Melton writes with the voice of a poet and the tenacity of a trial lawyer as he tells the incredible tale of the incident aboard the U.S. naval brig Somers in 1842. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in brown and beige cloth, map, end-notes, reading suggestions, index, 301pp, mark on lower edges o/w as new, near Fine/Fine. 
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