Voyages & Natural History

A shortlist including a fine original watercolour attributed to George Tobin (1768-1838), marine artist for Flinders and Bligh on the Providence;  a rare first edition in Swedish of Bligh's Voyage to the South Sea 1795; the first major comparative study to illustrate Australian insects, 1789-1825 by Guillaume Antoine Olivier and Pierre André Latreille, and Characteres Generum Plantarum… 1776,  a pioneer work on the botany of Australia and the South Pacific by father and son naturalists Johann Reinhold and Georg Forster.