Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 224

Price Realized: $ 422
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
Shillibeer, John (fl. circa 1817)
A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage to Pitcairn's Island; Including an Interesting Sketch of the Present State of the Brazils.

London: Printed for Law & Whittaker, 1817.

Second edition, octavo, illustrated with sixteen interesting etchings by Shillibeer, of which two are folding and one is printed in sepia ink; in boards, untrimmed, later cloth spine, original label replaced, board corners chipped with loss, old bookseller's description pasted to title, 9 x 5 1/2 in.

"A very interesting narrative including some curious details regarding the mutiny of the Bounty, and the meeting with the last survivor, John Adams, when the ship called at Pitcairn Island." (Hill, page 274, referring to the first edition, published in the same year); Sabin 80484.