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White, Gilbert 1720-1793

Overview
Works: 319 works in 1,501 publications in 3 languages and 15,650 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Bibliography  Records and correspondence  History  Sources  Church history  Calendars  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: QH138.S4, 591.942
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The natural history of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

639 editions published between 1787 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a compilation of 44 letters from White to zoologist Thomas Pennant, and 66 letters to Daines Barrington, a member of the Royal Society along with White. The original edition also included 26 letters on the antiquities, but it is his Natural History that has become an indispensable part of the Western Canon. White used these letters to document his meticulous observations of birds, plants and animals in the countryside around his home, at Selborne in Hampshire. He is often considered England’s first ecologist. This work is a classic not only for its value as an Enlightenment study of landscape and nature, but even more so for it being a great piece of literature, written in a style that is timeless, providing an atmosphere that is unmatched in its ability to pull the reader into the tranquil world around White’s home in the 18th century English countryside"--Books and Vines
The natural history of Selborne; with observations on various parts of nature; and the naturalist's calendar by Gilbert White( Book )

86 editions published between 1830 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton : with engravings, and an appendix by Gilbert White( Book )

19 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advertisement signed and dated: Gil. White. January 1st, 1788. With an index and list of errata. Sig. Ppp 2 misnumbered Pp2. The appendices are in Latin. The natural history and The antiquities each have their own half-title. P.292 misnumbered 262. Pp 441-2 are missed out of the pagination sequence but the text is continuous. With an additional titlepage, engraved. Reproduction of original from the British Library. English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT39642. Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group). (DLPS) 004806094.0001.000. (ESTC) T39642. (DocNo) CW106170544. (TCP) K039855.000. (GaleDocNo) CW3306170544. (ContentSet) ECFA. (ImageSetID) 0962001000. Http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004806094.0001.000. Http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Eighteenth Century Collections Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading ECCO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please go to http://www.lib.umich.edu/tcp/ecco/ for more information
A naturalist's calendar : with observations in various branches of natural history by Gilbert White( Book )

30 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated natural history of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1789, this is a study of the flora and fauna of the parish of Selborne in Hampshire. This volume also includes the author's correspondence with the two distinguished naturalists, Thomas Penant and the Honourable Daines Barrington."--Global Books in Print
The portrait of a tortoise : extracted from the journals & letters of Gilbert White by Gilbert White( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1982 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton by Gilbert White( Book )

10 editions published between 1906 and 1982 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals of Gilbert White by Gilbert White( Book )

9 editions published between 1931 and 1982 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history & antiquities of Selborne & A garden kalendar by Gilbert White( Book )

4 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Selborne year : the "naturalist's journal" for 1784 by Gilbert White( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Gilbert White of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history of Selborne & observations on nature by Gilbert White( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by Rashleigh Holt-White( Book )

9 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, 1813 edition : facsimile with an introduction by P.G.M. Foster by Gilbert White( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history of Selborne & observations on nature; with text & new letters of the Buckland ed by Gilbert White( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journals of Gilbert White, 1751-1773 by Gilbert White( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gilbert White Museum edition of The natural history of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Gilbert White of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of Selborne by Gilbert White( Book )

3 editions published in 1813 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The natural history of Selborne
Alternative Names
Gilbert White

Gilbert White Brits botanicus (1720-1793)

Gilbert White englischer Pfarrer, Naturforscher und Ornithologe

Gilbert White naturalista e ornitologo britannico

Gilbertus White

גילברט וייט

گیلبرت وایت

ギルバート・ホワイト

ホワイト, ギルバート

Languages
English (1,001)

Japanese (11)

Chinese (1)

Covers
The illustrated natural history of SelborneGilbert White : a biography of the author of The natural history of SelborneTimothy, or, Notes of an abject reptileThe Selborne pioneer : Gilbert White as naturalist and scientist, a re-examination