Item Detail

Item Number 5009
Title Gilbert White's Journals
Author Johnson, Walter (Edited by)
Condition VG+/VG-
Publisher Taplinger Publishing Company
Place Published New York
Date Published 1970
Edition Reprint
Binding Hardcover
Notes Book has dark blue cloth binding with gilt printing on the spine; it is clean, straight & tight; there is slight wear to lower spine edge and corners and a little rubbing on the lower back edge. The pages are tight & clean without marks or tears. Price intact dust jacket is clean and bright; it has wear/chipping of upper edge and an area on the upper spine where the laminate is missing, as well as an place on the lower back edge where the laminate is slightly peeling. A reprint of a book first published in 1931. It contains extracts from the Journals written by Gilbert White during the years from 1768 to his death in 1793. The 18th century English naturalist was endowed, a one critic put it, with the gift of "placing before us in a few words the living thing he observed" ....from book and dj. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.5 x 5.5 inches; 463 pages
LoC or ISBN 0800832639
Keyword(s) Walter Johnson,Gilbert White,Non-fiction,Journal,Nature,Naturalists,Natural History,Plants,Birds
Category(ies) Animals Insects Birds Reptiles,Ecology Environment,Gardening Plants Herbs Botany
Price $14.75