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natural history and antiquities of Selborne, 1789.

Gilbert White

natural history and antiquities of Selborne, 1789.

by Gilbert White

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Published by Scolar P. in Menston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Selborne (England),
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- England -- Selborne -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Selborne (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Selborne (England) -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of 1st ed., (1789) published by B. White & Son, London.

      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH138.S4 W5 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], v, 481 p., 7 plates (2 fold.).
      Number of Pages481
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4728911M
      ISBN 100854172823
      LC Control Number78016905

      in English - A new edition, edited, with notes, by Sir William Jardine, Bart. 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. White is best known for his The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (). This is presented as a compilation of his letters to Thomas Pennant, the leading British zoologist of the day, and the Hon. 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 book. [17]Alma mater: Oriel College, Oxford.

      The Natural History of Selborne journals of Gilbert White. Home; Books of Interest The Book of Days; Natural Philosophy. Bewick’s British Birds Online algae amphibians antiquities ants arachnids astronomy atmosphere autumn barometers bats bees behaviour blooming butterflies caprimulgi cats cattle chickens clouds cold collecting. Gilbert White'sThe Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in very attractive leather prize binding of Bristol Grammar School. With numerous in-textmonochrome illustrations. Gilbert White( ) was a pioneering naturalist and ornithologist. He is best known for hisThe Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne(). This book was a.

      He is best known for hisThe Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne(). 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.   The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by the Reverend Gilbert White, first published in , has inspired generations of naturalists with the .


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