The Banks/ Cook Portfolio. With Essays by Harold B. Carter and Lieutenant-Commander Andrew C.F. David

Melbourne, Hill House Publishers, 1990.

Folio; gilt-decorated green cloth; a fine copy.

'This text was first published in an archival issue of only five hundred copies'; this is the first trade edition. The origin of this work is Joseph Banks' eighteenth century engraved copper plate of 'The Great Pacific Ocean', which was discovered in 1974 in the Botany Library of the British Museum.

Item #117912

Price: $70.00