The Natural History And Antiquities of Selborne, In The County of Southampton & The Antiquities Of Selborne. Gilbert White.

The Natural History And Antiquities of Selborne, In The County of Southampton & The Antiquities Of Selborne

London: White, Cochrane, And Co., et al, 1816. New Edition. Hardcover. 586 pages. 30.5 x 25 cm. Mitford's large paper edition with wide text margins. Half title, engraved folding frontispiece, additional pictorial title, vignette to Vol. II, and nine plates, two hand colored [a hybrid bird, and the painting presented to the church]. White is regarded by many as England's first ecologist, and one of those who shaped the modern attitude of respect for nature.Interior contents clean and fresh, folding frontispiece and some additional engravings toned, mostly marginal, new endpapers.. Modern half navy spines and marbled boards. Fine in custom, very good solander case with leather spine label printed in gilt. 2 vols. Item #20357

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