The Flowering of the Pacific. Being an account of Joseph Banks’ travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium

ADAMS, Brian


Publisher: Sydney, Collins, with the British Museum (Natural History), 1986. First edition
Description: pp194, 16 colour plates, b/w illus. 4to, hardback. Owner inscription on endpaper, else very good in fine dust jacket

Banks accompanied Cook on his first voyage (1768-1770). The drawings of the specimens collected at Botany Bay and other places in the Pacific were not published until recently. The book covers their first printing by Alecto Editions

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