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Published: 11 February 2016

352 Pages | 17 black and white


ISBN: 9780198737759

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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White
Edited by Anne Secord

Oxford World's Classics

  • An attractively illustrated, critically up-to-date edition of Gilbert White's classic work of natural history
  • Combines minute observation of the behaviour of animals and birds with anecdote and local description, in a charmingly intimate style
  • Includes 17 contemporary illustrations by Thomas Pennant, one of White's chief correspondents
  • Includes a contextualizing introduction and an appendix of responses to the book from scientists, naturalists, poets, novelists, and writers over two centuries
  • Useful explanatory notes add historical context, and a select bibliography, chronology of White, biographical index and general index make this the most comprehensive edition available

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