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Full text of "The life of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, with some notices of his friends and contemporaries" See other formats. Sir Joseph Banks 1743–1820, botanist and patron of science, was a pivotal figure in eighteenth-century intellectual circles. He travelled around the world with Captain Cook as naturalist on the Endeavour 1768–1771, exploring first Tahiti, then Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia, and contributed £10,000 of his personal wealth to help finance the expedition.

Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS 24 February [O.S. 13 February] 1743 – 19 June 1820 was an English naturalist, botanist, and patron of the natural sciences. Banks made his name on the 1766 natural-history expedition to Newfoundland and Labrador.He took part in Captain James Cook's first great voyage 1768–1771, visiting Brazil, Tahiti, and after 6 months in New Zealand. The Life of Sir Joseph Banks: President of the Royal Society, with Some Notices of his Friends and Contemporaries - Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture Paperback Edward Smith. £27.99 Paperback Added to basket. Add to Basket. William Cobbett: A Biography. Later, he settled in London and assembled an enormous herbarium-cum-library. This was remarkable for its size and for the unique material gathered from the Pacific. Banks was elected President of the Royal Society in 1778, a position he held for 41 years -- the longest anyone has served in that capacity. Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture Download list of titles. Other actions. and learned societies such as the Royal Horticultural Society, founded in 1804 were established to support research in these areas. A related development was strong enthusiasm for exotic garden plants, which resulted in plant collecting. Employed early in his career by Sir Joseph Banks, the botanist John Lindley 1799-1865 is best known for his recommendation that Kew Gardens should become a national botanical institution, and for saving the Royal Horticultural Society from financial disaster. As an author, he is best remembered for his works on taxonomy and classification.

This book is published by the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales as the first part of the State's memorial to Sir Joseph Banks. It contains the journal of the voyage with Captain James Cook in the Endeavour, which in April 1770 brought Banks to the eastern shores of Australia. The Sir Joseph Banks Memorial had its origin in a public meeting held in Sydney on 25th May 1905. In 1801 Charles Stewart included it in his very extensive list of ‘the principal books which treat of Natural History in general’; in 1802 a second edition was produced in Boston. 40 And the likelihood is that it remained available for consultation in Banks's library until most of that collection was removed to form the basis of the. was born in Argyle-street, London, on 4 January 1743-4. Parish register quoted in Sir Joseph Banks and the Royal Society, p. 61, 13 February is usually given as the date of his birth. He was the son of William Banks, a prosperous country squire and member of the house of commons, and his wife Sarah, daughter of William Bate. The Life of Sir Joseph Banks: President of the Royal Society, with Some Notices of his Friends and Contemporaries Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture ISBN 9781139015035 978-1-139-01503-5 Cambridge University Press, 2011. Find This Book.

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