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Gilbert White of Selborne

W. H. Mullens

Gilbert White of Selborne

a lecture delivered before the Hastings and St. Leonard"s Natural History Society ..., June 4th, 1907

by W. H. Mullens

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Published by Witherby & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White, Gilbert, -- 1720-1793.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.H. Mullens.
    ContributionsHastings and St. Leonard"s Natural History Society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.W58 M84 1907
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p., vii leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20032180M

    The Natural History of Selborne eBook: White, Gilbert: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your Reviews: Gilbert WHITE ( - ) The Reverend Gilbert White was the curate of the village of Selborne, a village in Hampshire, from to his death in , living most of his life in the village. The book is in the form of a collection of letters to two friends, discussing the natural history of the areas that he knew, and natural history in general.

    Gilbert White was born in his grandfather's vicarage at Selborne, Hampshire, in and was educated by the Poet Laureate Thomas Wharton before studying at Oriel College, Oxford. He was awarded his deacon's orders in , became fully ordained in , and held several curacies in Hampshire and Wiltshire/5(27). Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne () reveals a world of wonders in nature. Over a period of twenty years White describes in minute detail the behaviour of animals through the changing seasons in the rural Hampshire parish of Selborne/5(30).

    THE NATURAL HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE, WITH OBSERVATIONS ON VARIOUS PARTS OF NATURE, AND THE NATURALIST'S CALENDAR. Rev. Gilbert White, A.M. Published by NATHANIEL COOKE (). Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne () reveals a world of wonders in nature. Over a period of twenty years White describes in minute detail the behaviour of animals through the changing seasons in the rural Hampshire parish of Selborne.


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An environmental study of the eighteenth-century Hampshire parish where White was born and later served as curate, the book is distinguished by the author’s meticulous observations of plant and animal life--the "minute Cited by: The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White.

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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.

Writings of Gilbert White of Selborne, The London: The Nonesuch Press, Item # "Selborne is the secret, private parish inside each one of us" (David Elliston Allen. Gilbert White has 51 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gilbert White’s most popular book is The Natural History of Selborne.

Gilbert White FRS (18 July – 26 June ) was a " parson-naturalist ", a pioneering English naturalist, ecologist and ornithologist. He is best known for his Natural History and Antiquities of mater: Oriel College, Oxford.

Gilbert White. Over years ago 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 his unique 18th century garden. Gilbert White was born in in Selborne in Hampshire and went to Oriel College, Oxford, where he became a Fellow in He took ordination and held a number of curacies in the vicinity of Selborne before finally becoming permanent curate of his birthplace ina position he held until his death in Brand: Brian Westland.

About this Item: Wordsworth Classics, Ware,NF/, first softcover ed of mid s ed,Rev. Gilbert White, ed and notes, Grant Allen, ill, Edmund H. New, The Natural History of Selborne, Complete and Unabridged, softcover, 13x19cm, pp+ads, early naturalist notes the biota of a Hampshire village in the 's, 4 maps, b&w ill, like new save for small f cover.

Selborne was in Gilbert White’s heart. This isolated village, approached by the deep sunken, water worn lanes, made visiting it especially in Winter time, quite a chore. But it was this very isolation, this serene contentment within this peaceful Hampshire village that allowed Gilbert White the space to observe and to write.

A biography of the author of The Natural History of Selborne. Author: Richard Mabey; Publisher: Profile Books ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» When the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White () wrote The Natural History of Selborne (), he created one of the greatest and most influential natural history.

Gilbert White () was born in his grandfather’s vicarage at Selborne, Hampshire and was educated by the Poet Laureate Thomas Wharton before studying at Oriel College, Oxford. he was awarded his deacon’s orders inbecame fully ordained in and held several curacies in Hampshire and Wiltshire.

After his father’s death he returned to ‘The Wakes’, the. More than any other writer Gilbert White () has shaped the relationship between man and nature. A hundred years before Darwin, White realised the crucial role of worms in the formation of soil and understood the significance of territory and song in birds.

His precise, scrupulously honest and unaffectedly witty observations led him to interpret animals' behaviour /5(2). 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 by his brother Benjamin. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly editions up to Author: Gilbert White.Posted by sydney on Oct 22nd, This project is now finished, and contains a fairly complete transcription of forty years of the personal journals of Gilbert White.

If you enjoy them, be sure to read his book, The Natural History of Selborne – you can  download it. The young Charles Darwin would grow up with White’s Antiquities of Selborne at his side – as a guide, philosopher and friend.

White’s book reveals him to have been a man of profound general.