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Gilbert White pioneer, poet, and stylist by Johnson, Walter

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English



  • Selborne (England),
  • Great Britain


  • White, Gilbert, 1720-1793,
  • White, Gilbert, 1720-1793 -- Literary style,
  • Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Selborne (England) -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Johnson ...
LC ClassificationsQH31.W58 J6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6724617M
LC Control Number29003307

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