Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820): A Guide to Biographical and Bibliographical Sources

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Oak Knoll Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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Contents

Illustrations
9
Preface
11
Explanatory note
13
List of abbreviations
14
Introduction
15
Principal collections
31
A THE JOURNALS Banks as a journalist
51
B THE CORRESPONDENCE Banks as a letter writer and correspondent
59
The natural sciences in Great Britain
103
The natural sciences abroad
120
The Privy Council
126
The academic institutions and societies
127
Agriculture and horticulture
132
Industry and civil engineering
136
Antiquities art and social history
142
THE OTHER PAPERS
153

The Royal Botanic Garden Kew
65
The Honourable East India Company
69
The opening of the Pacific
75
The exploration of Africa and the Near East
98
The protection of Iceland
100
The penetration of the Arctic
102
THE LIBRARY
221
E THE COLLECTIONS
239
F PERSONALIA
275
Index
323
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