Stock Image

Passage to Mutiny.

Nautical Fiction] Kent, Alexander.

736 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 0399117725 / ISBN 13: 9780399117725
Published by Putnam, New York, 1976
Used
From Gregor Rare Books (Langley, WA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 26 April 1997

Seller Rating 3-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Available from more sellers

View all  copies of this book
Buy Used
Price: 53.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: 0 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer

About this Item

A Fine copy in a Near Fine, lightly rubbed but unclipped dust jacket. Previous owner name on flyleaf. Richard Bolitho once again finds himself sent far from familiar seas. This time, he - in command of the frigate Tempest - is sent to the Great South Sea to protect English shipping lanes. Although fears of mutiny dog his heels - not from any outward problem among his own men, but because the crew of the Bounty recently overthrew their captain, Bligh, in these same waters - Bolitho's greater concern is the pirate, Tuke, who menaces the region with bloody cruelty. There are sea battles a-plenty here, as well as a heroic journey in a small boat, torture among the natives, fever and more. Bookseller Inventory # 24174

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Passage to Mutiny.

Publisher: Putnam, New York

Publication Date: 1976

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Pirates and savage South Sea Islanders are nothing compared to the greatest of all threats.

October 1789, New South Wales: Into Sydney, capital of Britain's infant colony, sails the frigate Tempest. She is one of His Majesty's ships employed in policing the new southern trade routes. Her captain is Richard Bolitho, who hopes to be ordered home to England. Instead he is despatched on a mission to the islands of the Great South Sea, where he must face hazards of fickle winds, pirates and savage islanders. But he is menaced by deeper fears; the men of the Bounty have mutinied in these same waters; and from distant Europe comes news of a revolution in France?


From the Paperback edition.

Product Description:

October 1789, New South Wales. The frigate Tempest sails into Sydney. She has been sent to police the new southern trade routes. Her captain is Richard Bolitho, who hopes to be ordered home to England, rather than dispatched to the treacherous South Sea. For he is menaced by deeper fears: the men of the Bounty have mutinied in these same waters...

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We operate an open shop at 197A Second Street in the beautiful waterfront Book Town of Langley, Washington on Whidbey Island just north of Seattle. We are open daily at 10:00 am; closing times are variable. Sunday's are by chance.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

PLEASE CONFIRM AVAILABILITY DIRECTLY WITH GREGOR BOOKS PRIOR TO PLACING YOUR
ORDER.
If you don't see something in our inventory, feel free to let us know what your specific wants are. We have success in locating hard to find books.
TERMS: All items are subject to prior sale. All items are first printings
unless otherwise stated. Autographs are guaranteed to be authentic and items
are returnable for any reason within 7 days of receipt. Washington
state residence will be charged 8.7% state sales t...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 1 business day. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books