London: George Bell and Sons, 1881. White & Jesse. Bohn's Illustrated Library Edition. Embossed cloth. 8vo, green elaborately blind-stamped decorated green publisher's cloth, illustrated with 40 engravings, supplemented with sundry additions including a biographical sketch by Sir William Jardine & Edward Jesse,16 pp. for Standard Works of George Bell & Sons + xxiv Biography of Rev. Gilbert White + 416 pages + 31 pp. of adverts. for Bohn's Library. Very Good + / None. Item #1773
An UNCOMMON impressively edited and illustrated Bohn edition of White's natural history classic in the original elaborately embossed publisher's cloth.
Frontispiece and other handsome full page engravings are unfoxed and clean. Many gatherings unopened and pristine; backstrip slightly faded with a lightly repaired tears affecting the head of the spine & small white spot mid-spine. Reprints the 1895 Bell edition.