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  1. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne,

    The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne,

    in the County of Southampton: with Engravings, and an Appendix.
    First edition of this classic text of both English natural history and literature, with the armorial bookplate of English naturalist Joseph Whitaker (1850-1932), who as vice-president of the Selborne Society (founded in 1885) commissioned the memorial window to White in St Mary's Church, Selborne, completed in 1920: laid in to this copy are also Whitaker's signed Selborne Society membership ticket, a later postcard of the memorial window, and a recent pamphlet about the church, where White's father was vicar and where White himself is buried. Learn More
    £1,875

    Date of Publication: 1789

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 113839

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