The Calendar of Nature; designed for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young Persons. The Third Edition.

London: Joseph Johnson, 1787. Small 8vo, vii, 82, (1), (4, ads)pp. Original tree calf, backstrip lined in gilt, marbled endpapers,, a fine copy as issued John Aikin dedicated this title to his sister Anna Laetitia Barbauld the poet and children’s book writer. He was a surgeon and tutor at the Warrington Academy and wrote numerous books on medicine, science, song-writing, topography, natural history, and literature. First printed in 1784, this collection of descriptions of the months of the year in prose and verse is uncommon; OCLC records 5 copies of this printing. Osborne 196. (Item Id: 6471)

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