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Nature’s Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782. Naturalist and Voyager with Cook and Banks.
Author: Duyker, Edward
Reference #: 1495
List Price: $80.00
The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University, 1998.
Already out of print, this scholarly, well-illustrated work is the definitive study of the Naturalist who’s contributions to plant and animal taxonomy have been eclipsed by the greater attention paid to Joseph Banks. Duyker “pays particular attention to Solander’s role as a naturalist on the Endeavour during the ship’s voyage along the east coast of Australia and to his pioneering contribution to the scientific study of the new continent.”
First Edition. About Fine in like dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt spine titles; octavo; [xx] + 380 pp.; Notes; extensive Bibliography; Botanical Index; Zoological Index and General Index. Illustrated in colour; Half-tone plates; and text illustrations; sewn-in silk bookmark; discrete bookseller ticket on front flap of dj.
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