The Making of Banks' Florilegium I: The voyage of Endeavour, Mel Gooding * The Plates, David Mabberley * The Making of Banks' Florilegium II: The Florilegium, 1772-1990, Mel Gooding * The Modern Printing of the Florilegium, Joe Studholme
A full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with expert commentaries.
Professor David Mabberley is a botanist, educator and writer. He is an Emeritus Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford, Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, and Professor Extraordinary at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. Mel Gooding is an art historian, writer, curator and educator. He has written extensively on British art and artists. Joe Studholme co-founded Editions Alecto and undertook the printing of Banks' Florilegium from the original copper plates between 1980 and 1990.