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Bligh, William 1754-1817

Overview
Works: 774 works in 2,225 publications in 6 languages and 47,336 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Naval history  Sources  Diaries  Comic books, strips, etc  Maps  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other, Cartographer, Honoree
Classifications: DU20, 910.45
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Most widely held works by William Bligh
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bligh documents a two year journey from Plymouth to Tahiti and back, including a mutiny that found him adrift in an open boat with only two day's rations and 47 days from landfall
The Mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain William Bligh recorded the most famous mutiny in sea history when a group of men, led by Fletcher Christian, forced him from his ship onto a small launch and cast him adrift into the sea. Was Bligh a harsh sea captain whose vicious cruelty forced his men to mutiny? Or was Fletcher Christian greedy for power and unjustified in taking command? Sail with Captain Bligh, on the Bounty and then follow his incredible quest for survival when cast adrift. It's a timeless tale of man's heroic struggle to survive against all odds!" -- Back cover
Return to Tahiti : Bligh's second breadfruit voyage by William Bligh( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of the 'Bounty' by William Bligh( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1981 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bounty mutiny by William Bligh( Book )

49 editions published between 1792 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of texts and documents related to the 1789 case of mutiny aboard the "Bounty" in which commander William Bligh and eighteen of his loyal crew members were put off the ship by mutineers led by Fletcher Christian
Captain Bligh's second voyage to the South Seas by William Bligh( Book )

5 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty, 1789 by Bounty (Ship)( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage to the South Seas : undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's ship the Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew in the ship's boat from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies. by William Bligh( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bligh, Fellow of the Royal Society, Vice-Admiral of Britain, one-time Governor of the early Australia when that was probably the most thankless and among the most difficult jobs on earth, "Bread-fruit" Bligh of mutiny fame--there was a Man! Bound to the Navy from the age of seven, at sea from 1769 when he was sixteen, Master with the famous James Cooke in H.M.S. Resolution 1772-74, and with the great Captain at Kealakakua when Cook was slain ; hero of the mutiny on the Bounty ; bringer of Pacific bread-fruit to the West Indies in the Providence ; through the thick of the sea wars waged by the English with half of Europe, distinguishing himself as a fighting officer under the greatest admirals in the toughest battles (the incomparable Nelson at Copenhagen, Duncan in the North Sea) : always the bull-voiced, fiery, cocky, capable little Bligh in the thick of things. -- Introduction
Mutiny on the H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain William Bligh recorded the most famous mutiny in sea history when a group of his men forced him from his ship and cast him adrift into the sea. Sail with Captian Bligh, on the Bounty, and then follow his incredible quest for survival when cast adrift
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence through reading practice. Motivation makes all the difference. What's more motivation then the expectation of success?
Bligh's voyage in the Resource : from Coupang to Batavia together with the log of his subsequent passage to England in the Dutch packet Vlydt and his remarks on Morrison's journal by William Bligh( Book )

7 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Printed by Christopher and Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press & completed on the 20th day of May, 1937 The edition is No 328 of a limited 350 copies printed in Caslon Old Face type on Van Gelder paper "--Colophon
Meuterei auf der Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The log of H.M.S. Providence 1791-1793 by Providence (Ship)( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty
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The Mutiny on board H.M.S. BountyReturn to Tahiti : Bligh's second breadfruit voyageThe Bounty mutinyThe mutiny on board H.M.S. BountyThe Bounty trilogy : comprising the three volumes, "Mutiny on the Bounty," "Men against the sea," & "Pitcairn's island "The Bounty : the true story of the mutiny on the BountyThe mutiny on the Bounty
Alternative Names
Bligh,, Captain (William), 1754-1817

Bligh, G. 1754-1817

Bligh, G. (Guillaume), 1754-1817

Bligh, Guillaume 1754-1817

Bligh William

Blight, Guillaume 1754-1817

William Bligh angol tengerésztiszt

William Bligh britischer Seeoffizier und Gouverneur von New South Wales

William Bligh Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1754-1817)

William Bligh brytyjski podróżnik

William Bligh ufficiale britannico

Вільям Блай

Уильям Блай вице-адмирал Королевского флота Великобритании, член Лондонского королевского общества и губернатор колонии

Уилям Блай

Ուիլյամ Բլայ

ויליאם בליי

وليم بلاي، 1754-1817

ويليام بلاي

ویلیام بلای کاشف بریتانیایی

ウィリアム・ブライ

威廉·布莱

威廉·布莱 英國皇家海軍軍官和殖民地管理員

Languages
English (723)

German (51)

French (18)

Danish (3)

Norwegian (3)

Spanish (1)