The Natural History of Selborne

The Natural History of Selborne

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by Gilbert White, Richard Mabey, Anthony Pye
     
 

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The distillation of a lifetime of observation, and ranges beyond White's immediate neighborhood. His aim was to get readers to pay more attention to the wonders around them.

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The distillation of a lifetime of observation, and ranges beyond White's immediate neighborhood. His aim was to get readers to pay more attention to the wonders around them.

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"I can wholeheartedly recommend this edition ... Beautifully produced ... Secord's introduction - surely one of the chief reasons to purchase this new edition of a book never out of print - provides a nuanced and stimulating account of the origins, character, and legacies of Selborne." — Diarmid A. Finnegan, Journal of Historical Geography

"This Oxford edition offers new insights into a work that has been hugely popular." — Land and Business

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140431124
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/25/1977
Series:
English Library
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author


Gilbert White (1720 –1793) was a pioneering English naturalist, ornithologist, and curator.

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