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The letters of Sir Joseph Banks : a selection, 1768-1820

Author: Joseph Banks; Neil Chambers
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed in the USA by World Scientific Pub., ©2000.
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Sir Joseph Banks was a man of science, of affairs and of letters. He circumnavigated the globe with Cook, became President of the Royal Society, and was at the centre of Georgian life for over five  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Banks; Joseph Banks, Sir; Joseph Banks; Joseph Banks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Banks; Neil Chambers
ISBN: 1860942040 9781860942044
OCLC Number: 43227322
Description: xliii, 420 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Chambers ; foreword by David Mabberley ; introduction by Harold Carter.

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