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The flowering of the Pacific : being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium / Brian Adams.

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ISBN 0002174723
0006623271
Author Adams, Brian, 1934-
Title The flowering of the Pacific : being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium / Brian Adams.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Sydney : Collins ; [London] : British Museum (Natural History), 1986.
Description 194 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm.
Note Includes index.
"To the Museum of Australia now entrusted with the care of a set of Florilegium from John [Williams? - illegible] who played a small part in its final creation" - inscribed on title page.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 183-184.
Contents Part I: The Voyage – 1. London -Madeira 1768 – 2. Madeira -Rio De Janeiro 1768 – 3. Rio De Janeiro -Tierra Del Fuego 1768-1769 – 4. Tierra Del Fuego -Tahiti 1769 – 5. Tahiti-New Zealand 1769-1770 -- 6. New Zealand -Australia 1770 – 7. Australia -Java 1770 – 8. Java -London 1771.
Part II : Banks' Florilegium -- 9. Beginnings 1771 -1820 – 10. The Long Wait 1820-1979 – 11. Realization 1980 -- Chapter Notes -- Bibliography -- Information Concerning Banks' Florilegium -- Institutions Subscribing To Banks' Florilegium -- Illustrative Acknowledgements -- Index.
Local note Edwards copy signed on title page "Brian Adams".
Subjects Banks, Joseph, -- Sir, 1743-1820
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Pacific Area
Endeavour (Ship)
Banks' florilegium
Botany -- Pacific Area
Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century
Other Corporate Bodies British Museum (Natural History)
Call number 581.99 ADA
EDWARDS 581.99 ADA
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A00604431 581.99 ADA
General Collection   . Available to Museum Staff .  
A00791369 EDWARDS 581.99 ADA
Edwards Collection   . Not for Loan .  
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