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
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794
Lerpinière, Daniel, 1745-1785
Mazell, Peter, active 1761-1797
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798
B. White and Son.
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.  (4th group).
Errata: p.  (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. ), have engraved vignettes that are included in the plate count in White's List of plates on p.  (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. -97
ESTC (RLIN) | T39642
The appendices are in Latin.
Early works to 1800
QH138.S4 W5 1789
LCCN: a 18001798
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