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Harriet Grove Cradock | The calendar of nature, London, [c.1850], contemporary green morocco gilt

Harriet Grove Cradock | The calendar of nature, London, [c.1850], contemporary green morocco gilt

Harriet Grove Cradock | The calendar of nature, London, [c.1850], contemporary green morocco gilt

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Mrs Harriet Grove Cradock


The calendar of nature or the seasons of England. London: Dickinson, Brothers, [c.1850]


4to (354 x 258mm.), hand-coloured lithographed title-page, dedication to Queen Victoria, 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates, contemporary green morocco gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments, gilt edges, preliminary leaves spotted, some leaves creased, extremities slightly rubbed, light marks on upper cover


RARE. Only two copies recorded at auction since 1958. Mrs Grove Cradock (née Lister, 1809-1884), was maid of honour to Queen Victoria between 1837 and 1844. She later married Edward Cradock who became principal of Brasenose College, Oxford. She was the author of several novels, including Anne Grey (1834).


LITERATURE:

Great Flower Books, p. 54

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