1865 Scarce Floriography Book ~ The Lover's Language of Flowers & The Floral Oracle.
Author: By a Lover of Flowers.
Title : The Lover's Language of Flowers; Expressive of the Sentiments of the Heart: to which is added, The Floral Oracle, Etc.
Publisher: London, W. Nicholson & Sons, no date ( circa 1865). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 "X 4".
Pages: 350 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good and attractive original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, small chip to the lower corner of last endpaper page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the eight beautiful chromolithographs (color) illustrations and some nice black&white in-text illustrations.
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of THE LOVER'S LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS, this anthology delves into the symbolic meanings attributed to various flowers, intertwined with sentiments of the heart. This particular edition, adorned with intricate gilt decorations and exquisite chromolithographs, is a testament to the timeless allure of floral symbolism and the artistry that accompanies it.
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