# 41014

GREIG, W.

[GIRL GUIDE’S NATURE SCRAPBOOK] Robin Patrol

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[Title from front cover]. [UK, between 1930 and 1940]. Oblong folio (270 x 370 mm), string-tied papered wrappers with handmade front cover design (chipped and worn), [24] leaves illustrated recto only; an English Girl Guide’s nature-themed scrapbook with manuscript entries, pressed ferns and flowers, pencil sketches (one signed ‘P.L.-W. Greig’, i.e. ‘Patrol Leader W. Greig’), press clippings from UK newspapers, chromolithographic scraps of birds, butterflies, flowers, clouds, precious stones etc.; tissue guards intact, contents well preserved.

The compiler of this charming scrapbook was, like Princess Anne in her youth (in the 1st Buckingham Palace Girl Guides), Leader of the Robin Patrol in her unit.