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natural history of Selborne

Gilbert White

natural history of Selborne

by Gilbert White

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Published by Printed for C. and J. Rivington ... [et al.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- England -- Selborne.,
  • Selborne (England)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the late Rev. Gilbert White. To which are added, The naturalist"s calendar, miscellaneous observations, and poems.
    ContributionsMabey, Richard, 1941-, Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904, annotator., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17784567M

    The Natural History of Selborne The Chandos classics The Farringdon classics World's great books: Author: Gilbert White: Publisher: E.H. Wells, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan/5(2). The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition 4/5(4).

    Gilbert White has 51 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gilbert White’s most popular book is The Natural History of Selborne. This is a shame. This book probably represents the "grand - father" of much of the nature writing that followed it - and for that reason alone many people, both reader and writers, are in its debt. This book itself is a gentle stroll on foot and horseback through the seasons and landscapes of Selborne during the second half of the 's/5(25).

    The Natural History of Selborne is one the most published books in the English language. Yet the most enduring quality of his writing is the spirit of curiosity that bounds across every page, inspiring us to explore the abundance of life at our doorsteps and around our parishes. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, with Observations on Various Parts of Nature, and the Naturalist's Calendar. Completely Illustrated with About Seventy Engravings, Comprising Subjects from Natural History, and Views of Selborne, Its Vicinity and .


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White's one work published in his lifetime, _The Natural History of Selborne_ (), has gone through over two hundred printings and is now a classic, admired by natural history writers, scientists, and literary figures alike. One reason is that White is an excellent writer/5(30).

Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne () reveals a world of wonders in nature. Natural history of Selborne book a period of twenty years White describes in minute detail the behaviour of animals through the changing seasons in the rural Hampshire parish of Selborne/5(28).

How did I miss this. Gilbert White's "The Natural History of Selborne" was first published in and has not been out of print a single year since then. That's incredible. Turns out it is famous, but among naturalists, zoologists, ornithologists and the like.

Prior to White, naturalists studied life from autopsying dead things, for the most part.4/5. Gilbert White (–) published his Natural History and Antiquities as one volume in Both works consist of a series of letters written by White to the barrister Daines Barrington (–) and the zoologist Thomas Pennant (–).

The letters in Natural History, White's best. Download PDF The Natural History Of Selborne book full free. The Natural History Of Selborne available for download and read online in other formats.

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 behaviour of animals through the changing seasons in the rural Hampshire parish of Selborne/5(30).

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, be sure to read his book, The Natural History of Selborne – you can download it for free from Project Gutenberg. If you wish to see the entries for a particular day, use the search box in the upper right corner of this page.

Birds of Selborne is taken from his famous work The Natural History of Selborne, a compilation of his correspondences with Thomas Pennant and Daines Barrington, and reputedly the fourth most published book in the English language.

Related products. Quick View. Collins Gem Birds. The Natural History of Selborne Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBooks # (Part 1) and # (Part 2) 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.

There were no university departments dealing with natural history in those days. Gilbert White was a clergyman in a parish in the south of England, and the book consists of two series of letters he wrote to two fellow naturalists/5(33). The Natural History of Selborne and millions of other books are available for instant access.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.4/5(8). The Natural History of Selborne by White, Rev Gilbert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne in the City of Southampton by White, G and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gilbert White () was born in his grandfather’s vicarage at Selborne, Hampshire and was educated by the Poet Laureate Thomas Wharton before studying at Oriel College, Oxford.

he was awarded his deacon’s orders inbecame fully ordained in and held several curacies in Hampshire and Wiltshire. After his father’s death he returned to ‘The Wakes’, the family home in.

The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White | Book Review A timeless classic of nature writing that has been enhanced by the skillful editing of Author: Grrlscientist. • The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White is published by Penguin (£).

To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. "HIS VOLUMES ARE THE JOURNAL OF ADAM IN PARADISE": THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, FIRST EDITION. WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. London: T. Bensley for B. White, Quarto, contemporary marbled boards rebacked in calf-gilt, red morocco spine label, uncut.

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Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your /5(33). Benjamin White, the publisher, who was the younger brother of Gilbert, issued most of the standard works on natural history which appeared in London during the second half of the century, and his experience enabled him to do adequate justice to The History of Selborne.

The frontispiece is a large folding plate of the village from the Short Lythe, an ambitious summer landscape, representing the. Buy The Natural History of Selbourne Facsimile edition by White, Gilbert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(33).First edition of one the great English books of the eighteenth century, "the first book which raised natural history into the region of literature" (Ency. Brit.) White's Selborne is arranged into three sequences of letters, those addressed to Pennant and to Barrington forming the natural history portion of the volume, the remainder forming an account of parish antiquities.