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WHITE, Rev. Gilbert.
A Naturalist's Calendar, With Observations in Various Branches of Natural History; Extracted from the Papers of the Late Rev. Gilbert White, M. A. of Selborne, Hampshire, Senior Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. Never Before Published.

Description:
pp. iv, (v-vii), 8-170, (v) Contents, (i) Advertisement. Handcoloured engraved plate of the Hybrid Pheasant by J. F. MILLER used as a frontispiece, rather than placed at p. 65 as called for. New sheepskin with double gilt rule on the boards and gilt corner devices, uncut, top of the front board a little faded, a few trivial scuffs, half a dozen ms. observations at the end, dated 1819 to 1822, in the same hand a few remarks on 'a very singular hen pheasant' in the lower margins of pp. 65-66, a very nice copy with the book-plate of WILLIAM DUKE OF BEDFORD whose notes these might be.

Printed for B. and J. White, Horace's Head, Fleet Street. London.

Date Published: 1795. 8vo.

Stock No. 63031

Price: 350.00

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