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Joseph Banks

Patrick O"Brian

Joseph Banks

a life

by Patrick O"Brian

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Published by Collins Harvill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banks, Joseph, -- Sir, -- 1743-1820.,
  • Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick O"Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ143.B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20936559M
    ISBN 100002723409

    Find nearly any book by Joseph Banks. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Book description Sir Joseph Banks (–), botanist and patron of science, was a pivotal figure in eighteenth-century intellectual circles. He travelled around the world with Captain Cook as naturalist on the Endeavour (–), exploring first Tahiti, then Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia, and contributed £10, of his Cited by: 4.

    Discount prices on books by Joseph Banks, including titles like The Three Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World, Vol. II (ReadItNow). Click here for the lowest price. Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, by Neil Chambers, , Taylor & Francis Group edition, in English.

    To mark the publication of Thames & Hudson’s new book, Joseph Banks’ Florilegium, Botanical Treasures from Cook’s First Voyage the remaining individual prints from the Exhibition Sets are being released for sale. There are never more than three prints of a particular plate available. Orders will be taken on a strictly first come first served basis. Sir Joseph Banks was a renowned British naturalist, patron of the natural sciences, and president of the Royal Society from until his death in His sister, Sarah Sophia Banks, lived with Sir Banks and Lady Banks for her entire adult life and shared her brother's great interest in natural history.


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Joseph Banks was one of history’s most important botanists and naturalists and Patrick O’Brian is the prolific author of, among other things, the beloved Aubrey-Maturin saga of 20 nautical novels, of which “Master and Commander” was the first and Cited by: Joseph Banks book.

Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of our greatest writers about the sea has written an engrossing st /5. One of our greatest writers about the sea has written an engrossing story of one of history's most legendary maritime explorers.

Patrick O'Brian's biography of naturalist, explorer and co-founder of Australia, Joseph Banks, is narrative history at its finest. Published to rave reviews, it reveals Banks to be a man of enduring importance, and establishes itself as a classic of exploration/5(2).

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About this book. Sir Joseph Banks was a true botanical adventurer and pioneer, revealing the floral wonders of the South Seas, New Zealand and Australia to European eyes, and setting the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on its path to become one of the world's foremost botanic gardens.

A fascinating life of Sir Joseph Banks which restores him to his proper place in history as a leading scientific figure of the English Enlightenment As official botanist on James Cook's first circumnavigation, the longest-serving president of the Royal Society, advisor to King George III, the "father of Australia," and the man who established Kew as the world's leading botanical garden, Sir.

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Joseph Banks: botanical work on Cook's voyage finally makes it to print Prints of hundreds of plant specimens collected by the British naturalist come together in Florilegium. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Joseph Banks (Banks, Joseph, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.

Banks, Joseph, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere (3 volumes; London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, ), also by John Byron, Samuel Wallis. Earlier this summer, we posted about a virtual exhibition and catalogue celebrating the th anniversary of a journey during which Joseph Banks discovered and documented 1, previously unknown botanical species, a project that would in time become the famous Florilegium.

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The Multifarious Mr. Banks by Toby Musgrave (%) In this engaging account, Toby Musgrave reveals the true extent of Banks’s contributions. The book Joseph Banks: A Life, Patrick O'Brian is published by University of Chicago Press. Joseph Banks: A Life, O'Brian All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Sir Joseph Banks ()—the unofficial first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew—was a peerless scientific adventurer and pioneer.

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Joseph Banks (–) successfully lobbied the Royal Society to be included on what became James Cook's first great voyage of discovery, on board the Endeavour (–).This voyage marked the beginning of Banks' lifelong friendship and collaboration with the Swedish naturalist Daniel Solander, and his indefatigable advocacy of British settlement in NSW.

BUT, it was like this glorified historical narrative about Joseph Banks and Carl Linnaeus--and more about Banks than anything. The "sex" part of this book refers to a few pages that talks about Linnaeus' classification system and also about sexual encounters on Tahiti--but I never felt there was an over-emphasis on sex or sexuality in this book Reviews: Get this from a library!

Joseph Banks. [Heidi Moore] -- This book profiles the life and achievements of Joseph Banks, who traveled around the world on a quest to discover and name new species of plants and who became president of the Royal Society in