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Benjamin White

(c. 1725—1794) publisher


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Employed in 1745 at the London publishing and bookselling firm Horace's Head, White became its owner in 1765. Specializing in beautiful natural history books, he is best known for editing and publishing his brother Gilbert’s Natural History of Selborne (1789), never out of print since.

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