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Banks" Florilegium

Banks" Florilegium

a publication in thirty-four parts of seven hundred and thirty-eight copperplate engravings of plants collected on Captain James Cook"s first voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour 1768-1771. The specimens were gathered and classified by the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander, and were accurately engraved between 1771 and 1784 after drawings taken from nature by Sydney Parkinson. : Java.

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Published by Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBanks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820., Solander, Daniel., Parkinson, Sydney, b.1745., Cook, James, 1728-1779.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14295322M

  Joseph Banks’ Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook’s First Voyage Mel Gooding, David Mabberley and Joe Studholme What greater comfort than a beautiful coffee table tome bookended with elegant sepia eighteenth century world maps and burgeoning with plates of exotic flora? Even if one skips the erudite commentaries provided by Mel Gooding, David Mabberley and. Florilegium, the Garden Bookstore, has ceased trading. Many thanks for your custom. All remaining books have passed to Wychwood Garden and Nursery, who will be listing an expanded offering in due course. Please enquire at

The Florilegium was never published in Banks’ lifetime, and it was not until that a complete set in colour was issued in a boxed edition (limited to copies) under the /5(23). Banks' Florilegium A publication in thirty-four parts of seven hundred and thirty-eight copperplate engravings of plants collected on Captain James Cook's first voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour, ; the specimens were gathered and classified by Sir Joseph Banks, Bart., and Daniel Solander and were accurately engraved between and , after drawings taken from .

The history of Joseph Banks’ Florilegium encompasses Captain Cook’s “first voyage”, and the revelatory scientific discoveries that came out of it. They were recorded in a remarkable series of botanical illustrations that, for more than two centuries, remained little known outside specialist circles. Banks' Florilegium. A Publication in Thirty-Four Parts of Seven Hundred and Thirty-Eight Copperplate Engravings of Plants Collected on Captain James Cook's First Voyage Round the World in H.M.S. Endeavour, , 35 vol. (including supplement), NUMBER 39 OF COPIES, copper-engraved plates in titled window mounts, all colour printed "à la poupée" in up to 17 colours with .


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To mark the publication of Thames & Hudson’s new book, Joseph Banks’ Florilegium, Botanical Treasures from Cook’s First Voyage the remaining individual prints from the Exhibition Sets are being released for sale.

There are never more than three prints of a particular plate available. Orders will be taken on a strictly first come first served basis. Known collectively as Banks’ Florilegium, they are some of the most precise and exquisite examples of botanical illustration ever created.

The Florilegium was never published in Banks’ lifetime, and it was not until that a complete set in color was issued in a boxed edition (limited to copies) under the direction of the British Museum.5/5(3). Please use our dedicated search to look for names, species, or to reference the plate numbers from the book "Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage".

ADVANCED SEARCH Please note that the plate numbers used in the book are not the same as the original Banks' Florilegium plate numbers in Banks Florilegium book on this website.

Banks' Florilegium: A Re-print of an Essay from The Book Collector and a great x cms, pp, 16 colour illusts and many b/w illusts, very good hardcover & dustwrapper (owner's inscription) This book tells the story of Banks' travels with Captain Cook in the Pacific () and his work on a Florilegium of Madeira, Brazil, Tierra del.

Known collectively as Banks’ Florilegium, they are some of the most precise and exquisite examples of botanical illustration ever created. The Florilegium was never published in Banks Florilegium book lifetime, and it was not until that a complete set in color was issued in a boxed edition (limited to copies) under the direction of the British : $   The Florilegium was never published in Banks’ lifetime, and it was not until that a complete set in color was issued under the direction of the British Museum.

It is from these prints that the new compact edition of Joseph Banks’ Florilegium is selected, as directed by David Mabberley, who has provided expert botanical commentaries/5(21).

A wealthy British botanist, Banks teamed with naturalist Daniel Solander to collect thousands of specimens while sailing with Parkinson and Cook on the HMS Endeavor. InBanks’ Florilegium was donated to the UC Santa Barbara Library where it is on display through May along with a rare book donation from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

Banks' Florilegium is within the scope of WikiProject Australia, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australia and Australia-related you would like to participate, visit the project page. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.

Low This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's importance scale. Known collectively as Banks' Florilegium, they are some of the most precise and exquisite examples of botanical illustration ever created. The Florilegium was never published in Banks' lifetime, and it was not until that a complete set in colour was issued in a boxed edition (limited to copies) under the direction of the British Museum Price Range: £ - £   As Mel Gooding explains in the book, Banks’ Florilegium was intended primarily as a contribution to science – “the initiation of Australasian botany”.

But to the modern reader, it is more. The latest edition of this book has been described as pure plant porn by some genetics buddies of mine.’ The Plant Book by the way, is a world-renowned portable dictionary of vascular plants. It is now in its fourth edition and has become known as Mabberley’s Plant Book.

Banks’ Florilegium. Let me turn to David’s new book. Breathtakingly beautiful readers of this florilegium are the beneficiaries of over two centuries of technical skills and artistic passion--Sir Joseph Banks Society Magazine Monumental--Financial Times, Summer Reads A feast of sensory delights--Irish Examiner All who appreciate a beautifully crafted and lovingly presented book will find this volume a joy to behold--The Garden, /5(23).

Trees, Shrubs, Climbers (43) Tropical & Subtropical Plants (20). Joseph Banks' Florilegium by Joe Studholme,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Banks' Florilegium is a set of botanical engravings showing plants collected on Cook's first Pacific voyage.

Joseph Banks and his party gathe specimens of plants representing species, of which were then unknown to science.

Joseph Banks' Florilegium por Joe Studholme,disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis.5/5(1). Wikipedia - Banks' Florilegium - - Banks' Florilegium is a collection of copperplate engravings of plants collected by Sir Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander while they accompanied Captain James Cook on his voyage around the world between and Winner of the ABC James A.

Duke Excellence in Bontanical Literature Award Shortlisted for the Apollo Awards Book of the Year Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage round the world from to A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from Madeira, Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, the Society Islands, New Zealand, Australia and Java /5(21).

Treasures from the Daniel Solander Library, including some of Banks' Florilegium plates will be displayed. The Society will also launch a limited-edition book on the Banks and Solander Collection with a colour plate of each painting, along with the newly-digitised specimen.

Image:. From Thames & Hudson: David Mabberley, Mel Gooding, and Joe Studholme, Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage (London: Thames & Hudson, ), pages, ISBN:£65, $ This is the first full-colour publication of some of the most extraordinary botanical prints of the 18th century.

Banks’ Florilegium is not. Other articles where Banks’ Florilegium is discussed: Sir Joseph Banks: Banks’ Florilegium, a collection of engravings of plants compiled by Banks and based on drawings by Swedish botanist Daniel Solander during Cook’s –71 voyage, was not published in full until The Joseph Banks’ Florilegium “Every blockhead does that; My grand tour shall be one round the whole globe” Joseph Banks in response to his family’s suggestion that he undertake the traditional Grand Tour of Italy and the sites of classical antiquity.

Joseph Banks (), a multi-talented and indefatigable man, (later President of the Royal Society.InBanks’ Florilegium was donated to the UC Santa Barbara Library where it is currently on display along with a rare book donation from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

Together they comprise the Special Research Collections exhibition “Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery — Joseph Banks and the Exploration of the South.