The Natural History of Selborne (Paperback)

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The Natural History of Selborne (Paperback)

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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a classic nature text by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White. It was first published in 1789 by his brother Benjamin. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly 300 editions up to 2007.The book was published late in White's life, compiled from a mixture of his letters to other naturalists - Thomas Pennant and Daines Barrington; a 'Naturalist's Calendar' (in the second edition) comparing phenology observations made by White and William Markwick of the first appearances in the year of different animals and plants; and observations of natural history organized more or less systematically by species and group.

Product Details ISBN: 9781547086375
ISBN-10: 1547086378
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 3rd, 2017
Pages: 148
Language: English