The Banks Librarians

A wonderful read about Daniel Solander (1733–82), the creator of the Solander box and Sir Joseph Banks.

Cambridge Library Collection Blog

3D front cover of Catalogus bibliothecæ historico-naturalis Josephi Banks by Jonas DryanderDevoted readers of the blog (surely there are one or two out there?) will be aware that I have a bit of a thing about Sir Joseph Banks. But this piece is not so much about the great man as about his library, and its two dedicated librarians.

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