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Joseph Banks: A Life


Joseph Banks: A Life - O'Brian, Patrick
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Sir Joseph Banks, botanist, explorer, President of the Royal Society and one of Australia's founding fathers, was among the most influential figures of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. As a young man he accompanied Captain Cook on his voyage of discovery to Australia, in later years he was instrumental in establishing Kew Gardens as the greatest botanical centre in the world and he knew just about everybody who mattered in the scientific circles of the time. Patrick O'Brian's masterly biography draws on much ...

Joseph Banks: A Life 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226616285

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Joseph Banks: A Life 1997, Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781860464065

UK edition

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Joseph Banks: A Life 1994, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston

ISBN-13: 9780879239305