1847 Scarce Floriography Book ~ The Language Of Flowers, Complete Flora's Album with coloured plates.
Author: Elias Howe.
Title: The Language of Flowers, Poetically Expressed; Being a Complete Flora's Album.
Publisher: New York, Leavitt & Allen, no date (circa 1847). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 5 "X 3.5 ".
Pages: 128 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full cloth binding with gilt decorations on covers and spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (tight and clean, foxing and toning throughout - as shown, name of the previous owner on first and last endpaper). All edges gilt.
Illustrations: Complete with the five wonderful finely hand-colored lithographs of bouquets, including the frontispiece.
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The book: Scarce and attractive Victorian Floriography book in his beautiful original binding!
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