First edition of the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Pandora’: Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the ‘Bounty’ in the South Seas, 1790-91.
Octavo, [iv], 177pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine. Toning to endpapers, previous ownership note on front endpaper in pencil. Top edge gilt. Includes large fold-out map showing the voyage of the H.M.S. Pandora through the Pacific Ocean in 1791.
This scarce work contains the first time Captain Edwards’ official reports were printed. Also includes George Hamilton’s annotated account of the voyage, in print for the first time.