Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders in 1850... Together with Extracts from his Private Journal and a Few Hints upon California;. Walter Brodie.
Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders in 1850... Together with Extracts from his Private Journal and a Few Hints upon California;...

Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders in 1850... Together with Extracts from his Private Journal and a Few Hints upon California;...

London: Whittaker & Co, 1851. Second edition. Hardcover. Includes a "List of ships which have touched Pitcairn since 1808", and a list of the inhabitants of Pitcairn. Brodie was sailing to New Zealand to the California gold fields when blown off course and landed on Pitcairn's Island. While spending time on the island he wrote about Captain Bligh and the Bounty mutiny and mutineers, documenting their stay on the island.

8vo, 260 pp, lithographic frontispiece of the author & 2 lithographic. plates, errata slip. Orig. green straight grained cloth, original paper title label, frontispiece faintly foxed. Ferguson 7444; Hill p34; Howes B-797. Very good overall. Item #8337

Price: $600.00

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