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Calendaria Botanica Ridiculoso

Among the many merits of Sara Lodge’s Inventing Edward Lear is the identification of Marie Duval as the author of a previously unattributed book, Calendaria Botanica Ridiculoso (first edition 1877). More on Duval. Lodge writes (p. 212): Lear’s ideas gave rise in … Continue reading

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