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The Florilegium of Captain Cook's first voyage to Australia, 1768-1771 : [catalogue] / compiled by Hank Ebes
Bib ID 1740094
Format BookBook
Author
Ebes, Hank, 1944-
 
Description Melbourne : Ebes Douwma and Sotheby's Australia, 1988 
200 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps ; 30 cm. + Sale catalogue. 
ISBN 0949367338
Notes

Cover title of full catalogue and sale catalogue: The Florilegium, Cook, Banks, Parkinson, 1768-1771.

Published by Ebes Douwma Antique Prints and Maps, Melbourne, and Sotheby's Australia, Paddington, in association with Editions Alecto Limited and British Museum (Natural History).

Sales of selected lithographs and engravings from the Florilegium were held in Sydney, June 26, 1988, and in Melbourne, July 2, 1988.

"This book provides for the first time ... a complete visual reference to the entire collection of engravings from the original Banksian copperplates produced in the late 18th century but unpublished contemporarily, known as the "florilegium"--P. 4.

Reproduces the 30 plates from: Captain Cook's florilegium; and the 738 plates from: Banks' florilegium, shown several images to a page.

Includes indexes.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.  |  Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.  |  Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771 -- Catalogs.  |  Banks' florilegium -- Catalogs.  |  Captain Cook's florilegium -- Catalogs.  |  Prints -- Limited editions -- England -- Catalogs.  |  Botanical illustration -- Catalogs.  |  Engraving, English -- Catalogs.  |  Botany -- Australia -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.  |  Botany -- Pacific Area -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.
Other authors/contributors Ebes Douwma (Firm)  |  Editions Alecto Limited  |  British Museum (Natural History)  |  Sotheby's Australia
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Florilegium, Cook, Banks, Parkinson, 1768-1771.

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