The Banks Collection: An Episode in 18th Century Anglo-Swedish Relations

Ryden, Stig

Published by Ethnographical Museum of Sweden / Almqvist & Wiksell (1965), Stockholm, 1965
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Title: The Banks Collection: An Episode in 18th ...

Publisher: Ethnographical Museum of Sweden / Almqvist & Wiksell (1965), Stockholm

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good-

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No signatures. Some rubbing to margins of jacket. A few small marks to jacket. ; Second edition. 121, [3] pages + frontispiece + 1 plate + 32 plates at rear + 1 folding map. Printed wrappers with paper dust jacket. Page dimensions: 238 x 159mm. Joseph Banks was one of the naturalist on James Cook's voyages. Includes a 6 page Bibliography and a 6 page Index. Selected contents: Bank's Donations to the Alstromer Museum; A Memorial to Daniel Solander; Rumoured Swedish Descent of Sir Joseph Banks; The Banks Ethnographical Collection: Tahiti, Society Islands; New Zealand; Polynesia; Tierra del Fuego, Magellan Strait; Tonga Islands; Doubtful or Extraneous Objects. The illustrations include: clubs (New Zealand and Tonga); pestle; plaited belt, Tahiti; cloaks dressed with dogskin strips, New Zealand; plaited bags and maps (New Zealand). ; Ethonographical Museum of Sweden. Monograph Series. Publication No. 8; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 11534

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