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Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks

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ISBN-10: 1406800511

ISBN-13: 9781406800517

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph Banks

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Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, FRS (1743-1820) was an English naturalist, botanist, and patron of the natural sciences. He made his name on the 1766 natural history expedition to Newfoundland and Labrador before taking part in Captain James Cook's first great voyage in the Endeavour (1768-71), visiting Brazil, Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia. He was president of the Royal Society for over 41 years and advised George III on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which he made the world's leading botanical gardens by sending botanists around the world to collect plants. Banks advocated British settlement in New South Wales and colonisation of Australia, and also the establishment of Botany…    
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List price: $29.90
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English