1841 Rare Floriography Book ~ Sentiment of Flowers or Language of Flora with coloured plates.
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Author: Robert TYAS.
Title: The Sentiment of Flowers; or, Language of Flora.
Publisher: London: R. Tyas, 8 Paternoster Row, 1841.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 4.5 "X 3.5 ".
Pages: vii-311 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full leather binding with gilt decorations on covers and spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining, ex-libris and newspaper clip on the first endpaper - as shown, and nice 1841 gift note on the last endpaper - as shown). All edges gilt.
Illustrations: Complete with the twelve wonderful finely hand-colored lithographs of bouquets, including the frontispiece.
The book: Scarce and attractive Victorian Floriography book in a beautiful binding.
The author: Robert Tyas was a popular British flower writer, publisher, and clergyman, who lived from 1811 to 1879; his book, The Sentiment of Flowers; or, Language of Flora, first published in 1836 and printed through the 1840s, was billed as an English version of Charlotte de la Tour's book.
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