The Gilbert White Exhibition, organised by the Selborne Society in 1912, contemporary half morocco (heavily rubbed); and 24 other editions of White's Natural History in 27 vols. (29) " /> WHITE, Gilbert. <I>The Natural History and Antiquities of Selbourne</I> [edited by J.E. Harting], London, Bickers and Son, 1880, 8°, wood-engraved illustrations after Thomas Bewick and others, original pictorial cloth, gilt (extremities rubbed), g.e. -- [NEWTON, Alfred.]<I> Gilbert White of Selbourne,</I> [Cambridge], "Private reprint of a proof as revised by the Author for the Dictionary of National Biography," 1899, 8°, inscribed on title: "W.C.R. Butterfield from the author," and additionally inscribed by Ruskin Butterfield to Thomas Parkin, whose own inscription states: "The corrections are from a second copy in Mr. Butterfield's possession, in the handwriting of the author", and a 3pp. a.l.s. by Newton to Parkin, dated Magdelen College, Cambridge, 20 Jan. 1900, enthusing about the writing of John Wolley on egg-collecting, and some penguin eggs "obtained during the French Antarctic Expedition about 1838", bound with a catalogued of <I>The Gilbert White Exhibition</I>, organised by the Selborne Society in 1912, contemporary half morocco (heavily rubbed); and 24 other editions of White's<I> Natural History</I> in 27 vols. (29) | Christie's