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Banks, Joseph 1743-1820

Works: 1,377 works in 2,457 publications in 3 languages and 24,191 library holdings
Genres: Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc  Biography  Poetry  Diaries  Bibliography  History  Manuscripts  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Editor, Correspondent, Honoree, Other, Attributed name, Recipient, Narrator, Illustrator, Creator, Translator, Collector
Classifications: Z1215, B
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Domestic medicine: or, A treatise on the prevention and cure of diseases, by regimen and simple medicines with an appendix, containing a dispensatory for the use of private practitioners. by William Buchan( )

50 editions published between 1782 and 1798 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Desiderata bibliotheca Banksiana] by Joseph Banks( )

16 editions published between 1790 and 1794 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 1768-1771 by Joseph Banks( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site is an online version of a document that details the experiences of Sir Joseph Banks on the HMS Endeavor from 1768-1771. Learn about the goals of the expedition, where it stopped along the way, and who was aboard. See why for Banks, the achievement of the voyage was the identification and documentation of around 1,400 plants and more than 1,000 animals previously unknown to European science
An introduction to natural philosophy Illustrated with copper plates ; by William Nicholson by William Nicholson( )

26 editions published between 1788 and 1795 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short account of the cause of the disease in corn, called by farmers the blight, the mildew, and the rust by Joseph Banks( )

27 editions published between 1805 and 1834 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from the Hon. David Humphreys, F.R.S. to the Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Banks ... containing some account of the serpent of the ocean, frequently seen in Gloucester bay by David Humphreys( Book )

11 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to natural philosophy Illustrated with copperplates. By William Nicholson. In two volumes. by William Nicholson( )

2 editions published between 1788 and 1795 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the extraordinary adventures of four Russian sailors. Who were cast away on the desert island of East-Spitzbergen. To which is added, a droll story of a fisherman by Joseph Banks( )

3 editions published between 1799 and 1800 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks ... : during Captain Cook's first voyage in H.M.S. Endeavour in 1768-71 to Terra del Fuego, Otahite, New Zealand, Australia, the Dutch East Indies, etc. by Joseph Banks( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bibliothecæ historico-naturalis Josephi Banks by Joseph Banks( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in Latin and English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturwissenschaft / Bibliographie
Joseph Banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1766; his diary, manuscripts, and collections by A. M Lysaght( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of voyage on board Niger, 1766, scientific manuscripts, and detailed account of his biological collections
The art of improving the breeds of domestic animals in a letter addressed to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. by John Saunders Sebright( )

3 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Bancks, Josephus 1743-1820

Banks, Iosephvm 1743-1820

Banks, Joseph 1743-1820 Sir

Banks, Joseph 1743-1820 Sir, bart

Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820

Banks, Joseph, Sir, bart., 1743-1820

Banks, Josephus 1743-1820

English (481)

French (13)

Latin (7)

Joseph Banks : a lifeSex, botany & empire : the story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph BanksThe age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of scienceJoseph Banks and the English Enlightenment : useful knowledge and polite cultureScience in the service of empire : Joseph Banks, the British state and the uses of science in the age of revolutionThe conjuror's birdThe life of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal society, with some notices of his friends and contemporaries