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Joseph Banks: A Life

Biography / Memoir

By: Patrick O'Brian

328 pages, 8 pp of b/w illus

Harvill Press

Paperback | Dec 1989 [1997 reprint] | #4270 | ISBN: 1860464068
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Hardback | Dec 1987 | #2118 | ISBN: 0002173506
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Friend of Cuvier, Watt, Samuel Johnson and Gibbon; companion of Captain Cook; leading figure in the establishment of Kew Gardens - Sir Joseph Banks was one of the great figures of the eighteenth century. This book tells the fascinating story of his long life.

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