The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne, edition by Gilbert White reprinted in London: Humphrey Milford, Limited to copies. p. Small 8vo. Terra-cotta cloth with gilt titles and repeated gilt ornament on the spine. Gilbert White's series of letters to Thomas Pennant Esq. and the Hon. Daines Barrington were the first, and certainly the most popular, natural history. Gilbert White was a naturalist who wrote perhaps the most influential local natural histories written in the eighteenth century. His Natural History and. White is best known for his book The Natural History of Selborne. The Reverend Gilbert White () spent most of his life in the small village of Selborne.
Selborne is a classic nature text by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White. It was first published in by his brother Benjamin. It has been. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne contains the first detailed account of local fauna in Great Britain, if not the world, and is one of the few. A hundred years before Darwin, White realised the crucial role of worms in the formation of soil and understood the significance of territory and song in birds. The natural history of Selborne / by Gilbert White. Available at Harry Ransom Center Harry Ransom Center Book Collection (QH S4 W5 ). Hardcover. Very good. Octavo; pp; xvi, , index; illustrated with one hundred twenty-three black and white photographs by Cherry & Richard Kearton; decorated. The Natural History of Selborne. By Gilbert White. Pp. vii + (London: J. M. Dent and Co.) Price 1s. 6d. net. An undisputed natural history classic, it did something entirely new. It showed us that natural history writing needn't be all about adventure and exoticism. Yes, it was the late 18th century. But ruts and ruts alone led to the village of Selborne, 50 miles southwest of London, home to the Reverend Gilbert White. The. A super antique edition of Gilbert White's A Natural History of and Antiquities of Selborne. Published in by Nathaniel Cooke., London. 'I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat, which would take flies out of a person's hand.'Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne (). The Natural History of Selborne · From inside the book · Contents · Other editions - View all · Common terms and phrases · Bibliographic information. Title.
the original text and artwork. | The Natural History And Antiquities Of Selborne In The County Of Southampton by Gilbert White, Paperback | Indigo Chapters. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English parson-naturalist Gilbert White (–). Over years ago Selborne and its surrounding landscape inspired Gilbert White's life-long investigation of the natural world, culminating in his. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE by GILBERT WHITE at the best online prices at eBay! This project is now finished, and contains a fairly complete transcription of forty years of the personal journals of Gilbert White. If you enjoy them. by Gilbert White. Gilbert White; The Addressees; Illustrations; Formalities; The Natural History of Selborne Thomas Pennant Daines Barrington; Numbering of. Gilbert White: A Biography of the Author of The Natural History of Selborne by Richard Mabey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. ' Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne () reveals a world of wonders in nature. Over a period of twenty years White describes in minute detail the. The distillation of a lifetime of observation, and ranges beyond White's immediate neighborhood. His aim was to get readers to pay more attention to the.
Gilbert White wrote 'The Natural History of Selborne', creating one of the most influential natural history works which provides the cornerstone to modern. A collection of Gilbert White's letters to the explorer and naturalist Daines Barrington and the eminent zoologist Thomas Pennant - White's intellectual. All sellers» · Front Cover. The Natural History of Selborne: Observations on Various Parts of Nature By Gilbert White. About this book · Terms of Service. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne contains the first detailed account of local fauna in Great Britain, if not the world, and is one of the few. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne - Ebook written by Gilbert White. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android.
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