The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton


The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton : with engravings, and an appendix


White, Gilbert, 1720-1793

Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800
Bensley, Thomas, ca 1760-1835 , printer
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794 , ill
Lerpinière, Daniel, 1745-1785 , engraver
Mazell, Peter, active 1761-1797 , engraver
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798
B. White and Son. , publisher




Published material

Publication info

London, Printed by T. Bensley, for B. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet Street, 1789


"Advertisement" signed on p. v: Gil. White, Selborne, January 1st, 1788.

"List of the plates to the History of Selborne, from the drawings of S.H. Grimm"--P. [12] (4th group).

Errata: p. [13] (4th group).

Errors in paging: p. 292 is misnumbered 262; p. 398 is misnumbered as 389; pp. 441-442 have been omitted from the numbering with no loss of text. Also, in the signatures, 3P2 is misnumbered as 2P2.

Signatures: pip2 sAp2 sB-3Pp4s.

The added t.p., and the special t.p. for "The antiquites of Selborne" (p. [307]), have engraved vignettes that are included in the plate count in White's List of plates on p. [12] (4th group).

The first ed., written in the form of a series of letters by White to Thomas Pennant and the Hon. Daines Barrington, revised by the author before publication.

The plates were engraved by Peter Maxell and Daniel Lerpiniere.

Contents: The natural history of Selborne -- The antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton.

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbèucher, | 985

BM (Nat. hist.), | v. 5, p. 2309

Martin, E.A. Bib. of Gilbert White of Selborne (1934 ed.), | p. [90]-97

ESTC (RLIN) | T39642

The appendices are in Latin.


Antiquities , Early works to 1800 , England , Natural history , Selborne , Selborne (England)

Call Number

QH138.S4 W5 1789




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.104749
LCCN: https://lccn.loc.gov/a18001798
OCLC: 3423785
Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q51379681


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