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  1. The Natural History of Selborne.

    The Natural History of Selborne.

    Edited with notes by Grant Allen. Illustrated by Edmund H. New.
    First edition illustrated by Edmund New, in a splendid onlay binding incorporating a variety of attractive natural history motifs. First published in 1789, and one of the great English books of the 18th century, Selborne was "the first book which raised natural history into the region of literature" (Ency. Brit.) "White's Natural History of Selborne is open to everyone, for everyone has observed much of what it describes. Learn More
    £1,875

    Date of Publication: 1900

    Published: London and New York

    Stock Code: 113834

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  2. 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 one of the great English books of the 18th century. "White's Natural History of Selborne is open to everyone, for everyone has observed much of what it describes. Writer and reader each share the inheritance of the natural world, and delight in what is given, so that Selborne becomes an expression of universal thanksgiving, treasured by all" (ODNB). Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1789

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 102640

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