natural history and antiquities of Selborne, 1789 by Gilbert White

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Published by Scolar Press in Menston .

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  • Natural history -- England -- Selborne,
  • Selborne (England) -- Antiquities

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StatementGilbert White
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Paginationv, 468, [13] p., [7] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16399697M

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This book was a compilation of 44 of his letters to Thomas Pennant, the leading British zoologist of the day, and 66 letters to the Hon. Daines Barrington, an English barrister and another Fellow of the Royal Society.

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F.R.S.E. F.L.S. &c., completely illustrated with about seventy engravings, comprising subjects from natural history, and views of Selborne, its vicinity and antiquities, sketched from nature expressly for this edition.

From an early age he was fascinated by nature and recorded his observations, and in later life began to correspond with several prominent ‘natural philosophers’. These letters were eventually edited and compiled in a book, The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne ().

It has never been out of print since its publication and. ‎The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White.

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‎The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White.

It was first published in by his brother Benjamin. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly editions up to Gilbert White’s Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne () holds a unique position in English literature as the solitary classic of natural history.

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Daines Barrington, an English barrister and another Fellow of the Royal Society, though a number of the 'letters' such as the first nine were never posted, and were written especially for. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book written by pioneering English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert was first published in It has continued to be printed since then, with nearly editions up to Thames & Hudson's The Illustrated Natural History of Selborne in References.

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His father was born inand died in edition of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne edition: The Natural History of Selborne, and the Naturalist's Calendar, edited by G. Christopher Davies This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1 Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: Subject: Natural history -- England -- Selborne -- Early works to Subject: Selborne (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne' is an influential work on antiquities and the natural history of Selborne, a village in East Hampshire, England.

This is a collection of letters documenting the natural history of the area around Selborne, written by Gilbert White to other prominent antiquarians and natural historians of his time. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton: With Engravings and an Appendix.

by White, Gilbert. London: Printed by T. Bensley for B. White and Son, The original maunscript of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White.

Snipe from the Lady Drover’s Edition. As well as a country parson White was an avid gardener who recorded meticulously the fruit and vegetables he sowed, the crops he reaped, the weather conditions and environment around him.Gilbert White, (born JSelborne, Hampshire, Eng.—died JSelborne), English naturalist and clergyman, author of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (), the first work on natural history to attain the status of an English classic.

White was educated at Oriel College, Oxford (–43), and, although he remained a fellow there until his death, he.

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