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William Bligh and the Mutiny on the Bounty

The following are a small selection of titles on this subject to complement our information sheets on William Bligh and the Bounty.

•   BLIGH, W. A voyage to the south sea […] including an account of the mutiny on board […], and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew[…] (reprint of the original publication in 1790.) London: Hutchinson, 1979  ISBN 0091354404

CHRISTIAN, G.  Fragile paradise: the discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer  London: Hamish Hamilton, 1982  ISBN 0241107571

• HAWKEY, A  Bligh’s other mutiny  London: Angus & Robertson, 1975  ISBN 0207956391

• HOUGH, R. Captain Bligh and Mr Christian: the men and the mutiny  Rev ed.  London: Cassell, 1979  ISBN 0304305375

• KENNEDY, G. Captain Bligh: the man and his mutinies  London: Duckworth, 1979.

• KENNEDY, G. Bligh, London: Duckworth, 1978

• MARINER’S MIRROR Vol. 22 No. 2. April 1936, pp. 179 - 237.

• PEARSON, J  Bounty: beyond the voyage  Leatherhead: Trusson Publications, 1989  ISBN 1854210459

• RUTTER, O, The court martial of the Bounty  London: William Hodge,1931

These books may be stocked by your local public library or may be made available through the inter-library lending service. Please enquire at your local branch.

If you wish to find out more about the collections and materials held in the Royal Naval Museum Library see the library web pages .

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