Gilbert White

Gilbert White was an 18th-century English naturalist, ecologist, and ornithologist, known for his pioneering work in natural history observation. He is best remembered for his book 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne,' which remains a classic in the field of natural history and is one of the most published books in the English language. White's detailed observations and writings contributed significantly to the development of ornithology and ecology.


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  1. 1. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

    "The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne" is an exploration of the natural world in the English village of Selborne. The author, through a series of letters, provides detailed observations and insights into the flora, fauna, weather and geology of the area. The book also sheds light on the history and antiquities of the village, offering a comprehensive view of Selborne during the 18th century.