Gilbert White

Gilbert White A Biography of the Author of The Natural History of Selborne

Paperback (08 Jun 2006)

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Synopsis

When the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White (1720-93) wrote The Natural History of Selborne (1789), he created one of the greatest and most influential natural history works of all time, his detailed observations about birds and animals providing the cornerstones of modern ecology. In this award-winning biography, Richard Mabey tells the wonderful story of the clergyman - England's first ecologist - whose inspirational naturalist's handbook has become an English classic.

Book information

ISBN: 9781861978073
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Profile Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 508.092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 232g
Height: 201mm
Width: 230mm
Spine width: 19mm