xxvi, 681 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm
9781908145147, 1908145145, 9781472477828
Includes bibliographical references (pages 643-662) and index.
Some correspondences in Latin with English translation.
INTRODUCTION: BANKS AND ICELAND: Joseph Banks : explorer and naturalist prior to the Iceland Expedition, 1743-72 ; The origins of the Iceland Expedition ; Previous Anglo-Icelandic relations ; Iceland 1772-1815 ; The scientific exploration of Iceland before Banks's visit ; The Banks Expedition in Iceland ; The Iceland Expedition : an assessment ; Sir Joseph Banks, 1772-1820 ; Sir Joseph Banks as protector of Iceland during the Napoleonic wars -- TEXTUAL INTRODUCTION: Banks as a writer ; The text -- INTRODUCTION TO THE JOURNALS: The scientific papers of the Iceland Expedition -- THE ICELAND JOURNAL OF SIR JOSEPH BANKS PART I, 12 JULY - 6 SEPTEMBER 1772: Bank's notes from 29 August-15 September 1772 -- THE ICELAND JOURNAL OF SIR JOSEPH BANKS PART II, 17 SEPTEMBER - 22 OCTOBER 1772: Bank's notes from 28-31 October and 18-21 November 1772 ; Notes by Banks regarding his expedition to Iceland in 1772 -- THE ICELAND JOURNAL OF JAMES ROBERTS -- CALENDAR OF LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS -- THE ICELAND CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS OF SIR JOSEPH BANKS, 1772-1820 -- APPENDICES: The Iceland Expedition 1772 ; Greenland ; Trade