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The natural history of Selborne

The natural history of Selborne

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Published by J. Lane in London, New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gilbert White ; edited with notes by Grant Allen ; illustrated by Edmund H. New.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 27727.
    ContributionsAllen, Grant, 1848-1899.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxl, 528 p.
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17785698M
    ISBN 10066527727X


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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(28).

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). This free e-book offers a useful introduction to White's Natural History of Selbourne. However the edition is littered with transcription errors that seriously detract from the /5(33). 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.4/5. This free e-book offers a useful introduction to White's Natural History of Selbourne.

However the edition is littered with transcription errors that seriously detract from the enjoyment to be had from reading it/5(33). Richard Mabey is the author of numerous books on Britain’s ecology, including the best-selling Flora Britannica and Nature Cure (Virginia).Cited by: 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.

Download PDF The Natural History Of Selborne book full free. The Natural History Of Selborne available for download and read online in other formats. 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 Cambridge University research scholar Author: Grrlscientist.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: White, Gilbert, Natural history of Selborne. London: Published by J.M. Dent and Co., Additional Physical Format: Online version: White, Gilbert, Natural history of Selborne.

London, J.M. Dent & Co.; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. 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. 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 : Penguin UK.

Preface --Biography --Poems of the Rev. Gilbert White --The natural history of Selborne --Observations on various parts of nature, from Mr. White's mss. / with remarks by Mr. Marwick --A comparative view of the naturalist's calendar --Index.

Other Titles: Natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton: Responsibility. Gilbert White was, in a very peculiar sense, a man of one book.

Countless as have been the reprints of The Natural History of Selborne, its original form is no longer, perhaps, familiar to many readers. The first edition, which is now before me, is a very handsome quarto. Any book that delighted both Virginia Woolf and Charles Darwin is a must-read, in my opinion, and Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne [Oxford University Press, ] is that book/5(30).

Read this book on Questia. The Author of the following Letters takes the liberty, with all proper deference, of laying before the public his idea of parochial history, which, he thinks, ought to consist of natural productions and occurrences as well as antiquities.

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 Author: Gilbert White.

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). Buy a cheap copy of The Natural History of Selborne book. Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button.

Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN The Natural History of Selborne. Fascinating book which brings alive White's interest in the natural world of his native Selborne in the late 18th century. It is written in a most engaging style using 18th century English, yet remains fresh even after two and a half centuries in print/5(30).

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Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your /5(33). The Natural History of Selborne By: Gilbert White () The Reverend Gilbert White was the curate of the village of Selborne, a village in Hampshire, from to.

Buy The Natural History of Selborne (Penguin English Library) Reprinted Ed by Gilbert White, Richard Mabey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(33). The natural history of Selborne: to which are added the naturalist's calendar, miscellaneous observations, and poems.

Printed for C. and J. Rivington [etc.] in English. 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). 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 Reverend Gilbert White was the curate of the village of Selborne, a village in Hampshire, from to his death inliving most of his life in the village. The book is in the form of a collection of letters to two friends, discussing the natural history of the areas that he knew, and natural history in general.

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, 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, 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 [1]The book was published late in White's life. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles.

Download the ebook in a format below. This catalog page is provided by The Online Books Page, and the literature by Project Gutenberg. 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 book is actually a series of different letters written over a period of time so each one forms a discreet package and none of them dwells too long on any one subject. The observations in the letters are not just natural history but also give a facinating glimpse of life, human and animal, in the English countryside in the 18th century.

The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1, by Gilbert White The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1, by Gilbert White, Edited by Henry Morley This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

The Natural History of Selborne. Gilbert White. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. • The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White is published by Penguin (£).

To order a copy for £ go to or call .The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, with observations on various parts of nature and The Naturalist's Calendar. A new edition. Completely illustrated with about 70 engravings. White, rev. gilbert; Jardine, sir william (ed.

and notes).One of the true classics of nature writing, Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne has charmed readers and inspired naturalists for more than two a series of letters to two friends—Thomas Pennant, a zoologist, and Daines Barrington, a prominent barrister—White shares his close observations of the nature he sees around his family home.