Finally! Your chance to rifle through the pages of this fascinating manuscript without upsetting our librarian.
Gilbert White’s Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne has been freely available online as a text version for years thanks to projects like the Gutenberg project. However, it is only now that the full, original Manuscript, has become available online. Now is your chance to uncover the meticulous thought that went into the book’s creation. Your chance to view all of the edits and alterations that produced Gilbert White’s Masterpiece. Enjoy…
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