18 June 1981
Show More Sir Joseph Banks by Charles Lyte.
David and Charles, 248 pp., £10.50, October 1980, 0 7153 7884 8Show More
The Heyday of Natural History: 1820-1870 by Lynn Barber.
Cape, 320 pp., £9.50, October 1980, 9780224014489Show More
A Vision of Eden by Marianne North.
Webb and Bower, 240 pp., £8.95, October 1980, 0 906671 18 3Show More
“... finds her true element in spectacle. She depends heavily in many chapters on other, more scholarly studies. Although her scope and intentions are quite different from those of the social historian DavidEllistonAllen, she has clearly benefited from the distinctions and insights of his lively social histories, The Naturalist in Britain (1976) and The Victorian Fern Craze (1969). Most of her ...”