An Historical and Descriptive Account of Croome d'Abitot by From…

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An Historical and Descriptive Account of Croome d'Abitot the Seat of the Right Hon. the Earl of Coventry: With Biographical Notices of the Coventry Family: to which are Annexed an Hortus Croomensis and Observations on the Propagation of Exotics

Worcester T. Eaton, 1824

Frontis + title + unpaginated prelims [11pp] mainly a subscribers list + 93pp + 3 further acquaints + 161pp. Original boards, new spine with black lettering. The section dealing with the house and grounds comprises the first 93pp. The Hortus Croomensis 161pp including observations on the propagation of exotics. Book ticket of Nigel Temple on front paste down. Croome Court in Worcestershire is located between Upton on Severn & Pershore. The house survives today and was the brainchild of the 6th Earl of Coventry, who collaborated with Robert Adam and Lancelot 'Capability' Brown' – to create a grand house, on the site of the family's earlier home, and one of the most innovative designed landscapes in Britain.

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