- Paperback: 371 pages
- Publisher: Mcfarland; 2 Revised edition (March 14, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0786466049
- ISBN-13: 978-0786466047
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #396,350 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call: A Record, 1790-2010, 2d ed. 2 Revised Edition
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"[The first edition is] the most used reference book in my library. It is full of interesting facts, stories and recollections, which, together, build up a picture of Pitcairn all the way back to the day of its most famous caller, the Bounty, in 1790." --David Ransom, editor, The UK Log, magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group
"The previous edition of this work have been an invaluable tool for all those interested in the history of Pitcairn Island. It has been especially useful for philatelists, as it is the only source available to verify the veracity of postal history." --Steve Pendleton, editor, Pitcairn Log
"Thisbook is indispensable for anyone interested in the social and economic history of Pitcairn Island, the mutiny on H.M.S. Bounty, or maritime history in general. Its chronological account of the many ships that have called at Pitcairn for the past two centuries --Donald A. Maxton, author of The Mutiny on H.M.S. Bounty: A Guide to Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Films, Articles, and Music
About the Author
Herbert Ford, founder and director of the Pitcairn Islands Study Center at Pacific Union College in California, is the author of 11 books and more than 100 magazine articles.