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Lot #229 - MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY - HAMILTON, George: Reise um die Welt in der Konlichen Fregatte Pandora

  • Auction House:
    Leski Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Australian & Colonial
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 12noon (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    229
  • Lot Description:
    MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY - HAMILTON, George: Reise um die Welt in der Konlichen Fregatte Pandora
    [Berlin, Bossischen Buchhandlung, 1794] pp 104, Octavo, contemporary half calf over papered boards; 19th Century bookplate of Soren Hansen. First German translation of George Hamilton's 'A Voyage Round the World in His Majesty's Frigate Pandora' (1793). Hamilton was surgeon aboard the Pandora, which, under Captain Edwards, was sent to track down mutineers from the Bounty. "In 1791, the expedition arrived at Tahiti and arrested fourteen of the mutineers. A cage constructed on the quarterdeck of the ship to hold the prisoners was nicknamed "Pandora's Box"." [Hill].
  • Estimate:
    A$600 - 800
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Books & Manuscripts

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