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Gilbert White"s year passages from The garden kalendar & The naturalist"s journal by Gilbert White

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Selborne (England),
  • England,
  • Selborne

Subjects:

  • White, Gilbert, 1720-1793.,
  • Natural history -- England -- Selborne -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Gardening -- England -- Selborne -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Naturalists -- England -- Biography.,
  • Selborne (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected by John Commander ; introduction by Richard Mabey.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsWhite, Gilbert, 1720-1793., White, Gilbert, 1720-1793., Commander, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH31.W58 A34x 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2349010M
ISBN 100192813544
LC Control Number86672640

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