“HIS VOLUMES ARE THE JOURNAL OF ADAM IN PARADISE”
WHITE, Gilbert. Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. London, 1789.
First edition of this "solitary classic of natural history," with folding frontispiece panoramic view of Selborne and six engravings (one folding) by Peter Mazell and Daniel Lerpinire after drawings by Samuel Grimm. An uncut copy in orginal marbled boards. $4200.