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[WHITE, Gilbert].
The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton: With Engravings and an Appendix.

pp. v, (iii), 468, (x) Index, (i) Errata, (i) blank. Folding frontispiece, folding plate, 2 vignettes to the additional title-pages and 5 plates. An extra, etched plate - COPY OF A PICTURE PRESENTED TO THE CHURCH OF SELBORNE, BY BENJAMIN WHITE, ESQ. - has been tipped in, and loosely added are 3 other engravings, one a View of the Residence at Selborne of the Late Rev. Gilbert White, the other two are copies of the title vignettes. The first two of these additional engravings are taken from the third edition of 1813. In later half vellum and marbled boards by GOULDEN of CANTERBURY with their ticket on the rear pastedown, the frontispiece with a small attachment tear, the plates are offset to text and the folding plate is foxed and browned at the top edge, in all other ways a very nice copy, ex libris RICHARD FFREEMAN, Darwin scholar, with his notes at the front.

*FREEMAN British Natural History Books, #3975 - p. 292 misnumbered 262, signature Ppp 2 misassigned Pp2, and pp. 441-2 omitted from pagination but the text is continuous.

Printed by T. Bensley; For E. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet Street. London.

Date Published: 1789. 4to.

Stock No. 62908

Price: 1,950.00