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Bligh, William 1754-1817

Overview
Works: 916 works in 2,366 publications in 6 languages and 48,084 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Sea fiction  Literature  Personal correspondence  History  Naval history  Diaries  Sources  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Honoree, Cartographer
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( )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a personal but objective narrative based on the Bounty's log, Bligh himself tells of the stormy voyage to Tahiti, his crew's insatiable attachment to the island paradise, and the incredible 3,600-mile journey to safety after the mutineers cast him -- and 18 loyal crew members -- adrift In a small, open boat with few supplies. Bligh's detractors say this narrative has many distortions and omissions: others judge it a remarkably dispassionate record. You can decide
The Mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 561 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
Rescapés du "Bounty" : journal de bord by William Bligh( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in French and English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitaine du Bounty, dont l'équipage se révolta en 1789 contre lui, le commandant W. Bligh (1754-1817) retrace son abandon en pleine mer, avec plusieurs officiers et marins, dans une chaloupe pendant 48 jours, jusqu'à ce qu'ils atteignent la terre du Timor
Return to Tahiti : Bligh's second breadfruit voyage by William Bligh( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mutiny on board HMS Bounty by Deborah Kestel( Book )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Bligh a harsh sea captain whose vicious cruely forced his men to mutiny or was Fletcher Christian greedy for power?
A voyage to the South Sea : 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 by William Bligh( Book )

42 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in German and English and held by 176 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bounty mutiny by William Bligh( Book )

43 editions published between 1792 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 124 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 120 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 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the mutiny, on board His Majesty's ship Bounty; 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 )

17 editions published between 1790 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 92 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
Mutiny on the H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a personal but objective narrative based on the HMAV Bounty's log, Commander William Bligh himself tells of the stormy voyage to Tahiti, his crew's insatiable attachment to the island paradise, and the incredible 3,600-mile journey to safety after the mutineers cast him--and eighteen loyal crew members--adrift in a small, open boat with few supplies
 
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The Mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty
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Alternative Names
Blai Viljamas

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 brittisk sjöofficer och befälhavare

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 (680)

German (44)

French (19)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)