A journal of a voyage up Great Britain's west coast and to Iceland


A journal of a voyage up Great Britain's west coast and to Iceland

Title Variants

Alternative: Iceland journal

Alternative: Journal of a voyage to Iceland

Alternative: Voyage to Iceland


Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820


Publication info




Journal of Sir Joseph Banks, from July 12 to Sept. 6, 1772.

Title supplied by cataloguer, based on heading in the printed ed. edited by Roy A Rauschenberg, 1973.

Purchased by Casey Wood for the Blacker-Wood Library from Wheldon & Wesley Ltd., Codicote, Hertfordshire, 1924 (cf. Rauschenburg, p. 194).

Bound in red morocco with gilt double-fillet border, spine with gilt lettering and gilt fillet trim, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges.

Described by Roy A. Rauchenberg and published as the chief portion of: The journals of Joseph Banks's voyage up Great Britain's west coast to Iceland and to the Orkney Isles, July to October, 1772 (in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 117, no. 3 (1973), p. 186-226; also reprinted).

Includes an Introduction and the journal entries, followed by an Appendix comprised of a "copy of the passport given by the Danish ambassador," in Latin.


1743-1820 , Banks, Joseph, , Description and travel , Diaries , Early works , Early works to 1800 , England , Iceland , Naturalists , Orkney , Orkney (Scotland) , Scotland , Sir, , Travel

Call Number

QH11 .B36 1772


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