It is embellished with engravings of animals, birds, landscapes and artefacts. Volume 2 deals with land and water birds, including some, such as the passenger pigeon, which are now extinct. Other works by Thomas Pennant are also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne Sub-series of: Cambridge Library Collection - Zoology A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection. Published in 1901, this illustrated two-volume biography of the renowned English naturalist Gilbert White 1720–93 presents a thorough account of his life and achievements. The life and letters of Gilbert White of Selborne. Volume 2. [Rashleigh Holt-White;] -- Published in 1901, this illustrated two-volume biography of the renowned English naturalist Gilbert White 1720-93 presents a thorough account of his life and achievements. Prepared by White's. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne. Written and Edited by his Great-Grandnephew, Rashleigh Holt-White. Two Vols. 8vo. Pp., Vol. I., xv330; Vol. II. Mar 04, 2008 · The life and letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by Holt-White R. Rashleigh; White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Publication date 1901. Contributor Gerstein - University of Toronto Language English Volume 2. Includes bibliographical references Fleming Collection 14 29 32 Addeddate 2008-03-04 20:36:22 Bookplateleaf 0004 Call number ABV-5894.
Software Sites Tucows Software Library Software Capsules Compilation Shareware CD-ROMs CD-ROM Images ZX Spectrum DOOM Level CD Featured image All images latest This Just In Flickr Commons Occupy Wall Street Flickr Cover Art USGS Maps. Published in 1901, this illustrated two-volume biography of the renowned English naturalist Gilbert White 1720-93 presents a thorough account of his life and achievements. Gilbert White 1720–1793 published his Natural History and Antiquities as one volume in 1789. Both works consist of a series of letters written by White to the barrister Daines Barrington 1727–1800 and the zoologist Thomas Pennant 1726–1798.
Description. This popular book inspired further studies of local, natural history across Britain. Gilbert White’s 1720-93 entries in the ‘The Naturalist’s Journal’ show his detailed observations of weather and local natural history in the village of Sellborne, Hampshire, and follow an. Selborne and its surrounding landscape inspired Gilbert White’s life-long investigation of the natural world, culminating in his world-famous book The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. We tell Gilbert White’s story within the walls of his family home and garden.
Apr 06, 2015 · Gilbert White Selborne. The man and the village work together harmoniously. The world famous naturalist the Reverend Gilbert White, Fellow of Oriel College Oxford, made Selborne his home and in doing so, made certain that this small village became a place of pilgrimage for natural history lovers all over the world. When compiling his seminal work, The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne 1789, Gilbert White relied on a number of natural history books in order to manage and accumulate information. Gilbert White’s Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne 1789 holds a unique position in English literature as the solitary classic of natural history. It is not easy to give, in a few words, a reason for its remarkable success. It is, in fact, not so much a logically arranged and systematic book as an invaluable record of the life work of a simple and refined man who succeeded in. Gilbert White’s House and the Village of Selborne. Selborne – the remote Hampshire village that has so great a fame’. W. H. Hudson, Birds and Man, 1901. The Wakes, where Gilbert White lived form 1727 until his death in 1793, is at the heart of the village of Selborne, and is the core of an important part of Britain’s heritage landscape.
N1 - Title on cover: Gilbert White's Selborne --- "The standard edition by E.T. Bennett." --- "With ten letters not included in any other edition of the work, illustrated with engravings by Thomas Bewick and others." AU - White, Gilbert, KW - Antiquities KW - England KW - Natural history KW - Selborne KW - Selborne England ER Apr 24, 2015 · [Various editions, especially that by Thomas Bell 2 vols. 1877, of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne; unpublished letters and documents; a 'Life,' as yet unfinished and in manuscript, by White's great-great-nephew, Rashleigh Holt-White, esq.; series of unpublished letters from John Mulso to Gilbert White 1744-90 in the possession of the latter's relative, William, earl of. About this book. A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection. Gilbert White 1720-1793 published his Natural History and Antiquities as one volume in 1789. Both works consist of a series of letters written by White to the barrister Daines Barrington 1727-1800 and the zoologist Thomas Pennant 1726-1798. Gilbert White’s The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne was published without fanfare in 1789, a year otherwise famous for event. Besides seeing the extraordinary aims and actions of the revolution in France, 1789 was the year in which Britain marked the publication of White’s quiet and local text.In the same year a natural history more in line with the heroic ambitions of the. The Natural History of Selborne book. Read 49 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Based on the edition published by Cassell in 1887 w.
Edinburgh - Constable and Co., 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome copy of Gilbert White's The Natural History of Selborne. With a frontispiece. A deacon in Hampshire and Wiltshire, Gilbert White was a pioneer in the field of natural history and ornithology. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth bound boards. Gilbert White’s most popular book is The Natural History of Selborne. Home;. Garden Kalendar, 1751-1771: Reproduced in Facsimile from the Manuscript in the British Library by. Gilbert White,. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne Volume 2 by. the core of White's project - the letters to Pennant and Barrington. Although the first nine letters written only for publication serve as a general introduction and situate the contents within the geography, geology, and cultural history of Selborne, the rest of the volume has the meandering order of a correspondence. As in an epistolary novel. White contemplated writing and publishing a study on this species but did not live to do so. He left significant manuscripts, which have been published from 1795 to the present, as well as informative letters, 303 pages of which are collected in Volume 2 of Thomas Bell's edition of Selborne. Other letters have been discovered and published since 1877. The White family house in Selborne, The Wakes, now contains the Gilbert White Museum. The Selborne Society was founded in 1895 to perpetuate the memory of Gilbert White. [ citation needed ] It purchased land by the Grand Union Canal at Perivale in West London to create the first Bird Sanctuary in Britain, known as Perivale Wood.
About this Item: Wordsworth Classics, Ware, 1996, 1996. NF/, first softcover ed of mid 1700s ed, 1996, Rev. Gilbert White, ed and notes, Grant Allen, ill, Edmund H. New, The Natural History of Selborne, Complete and Unabridged, softcover, 13x19cm, 417ppads, early naturalist notes the biota of a Hampshire village in the 1750's, 4 maps, 182 b&w ill, like new save for small f cover sticker. Mar 29, 2007 · Selborne. by THE REV. GILBERT WHITE A.M. Vol. I. CASSELL & COMPANY, Limited: london, paris, new york & melbourne. 1887. p. 5 INTRODUCTION. Gilbert White was born in the village of Selborne on the 18th of July, in the year 1720. His father was a gentleman of good means, with a house at Selborne and some acres of land. May 17, 2012 · Cambridge Library Collection - Zoology; English; By author. Volume 15 is the second of two covering insects. show more. Product details. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne. Rashleigh Holt-White. 17 Jan 2015. Paperback. US$28.58. Archives of Natural History 1990 3: 299-314 Approaches or, a to the over study of Gilbert White 1720-1793: balloon Selborne By PAUL G. M. FOSTER Department of English, West Sussex Institute of Bishop Otter College, Higher Education, Chichester, West Sussex P019 4PE. INTRODUCTION Gilbert White has had an indifferent, albeit extensive, press. Evidence for such a claim is not difficult to. THE present week marks the hundredth anniversary of the death of the Rev. Gilbert White, the author of "The Natural History of Selborne." He wrote but two books, and those of the least ambitious kind; for his "Antiquities of Selborne" preserves the same easy epistolary form into which iris observations on the natural history of his village are thrown; yet his influence has been felt by almost.
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 1789 by his brother Benjamin. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly 300 editions up to 2007. The Nat. Arctic Zoology. 2 vols. London: 1784-1785. Print. Eighteenth-Century Life 28.3 2004 46-65 Gilbert White's The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton.
Read the full-text online edition of The Natural History of Selborne 1912. By Gilbert White. Read FREE! Excerpt. 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. The 1907–1921 Cambridge History of English and American Literature begins its essay on White's Selborne with the words. Gilbert White's Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne 1789 holds a unique position in English literature as the solitary classic of natural history. It is not easy to give, in a few words, a reason for its remarkable. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. : Observations in Natural History: With An Introduction On Habits Of Observing, As Connected With The Study Of That Science Cambridge Library Collection - Zoology 9781108069861: Jenyns, Leonard: Books.
WHITE, GILBERT b.Selborne, Hampshire, England, 18 July 1720; d. Selborne, 26 June 1793, zoology, botany, horticulture. Edmund Gosse, the distinguished poet and critic, wrote, “The literature of the 18th century has left us no model of innocence, delicacy and alert natural piety more perfect than was the spirit of Gilbert White of Selborne a man who has done more than any other to.
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