1846 Scarce small Floriography Book ~ The Language of Flowers. First Edition.
Title: The Language of Flowers: Containing the Name of Every Flower to Which a Sentimen has been Assigned With Introductory Observations.
Publisher: Lodnon (London), W. Williams, High Street, Bloomsbury, 1846. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: Small 4.5" X 3".
Pages: 64 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, small blind stamp of a previous owner (George Ruff 1826-1903, a photographer, based in Brighton, producing wet collodion portraits on glass, and specializing in the production of stereoscopic portraits which he colored himself) on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful full-page hand-colored frontispiece illustration.
The book: A scarce and charming small Victorian First edition of THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS, this anthology delves into the symbolic meanings attributed to various flowers, offering readers a unique insight into the sentiments associated with each bloom. This particular edition, with its intricate gilt decorations and a beautiful color frontispiece, is a testament to the timeless allure of floral symbolism and the artistry that accompanies it.
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