1869 Scarce Floriography 1stED - The Language of Flowers or Floral Emblems by Robert Tyas. Color Illustrated.
Author: Robert Tyas.
Title: The Language of Flowers or Floral Emblems by Robert Tyas, With Twelve Coloured Groups of Flowers.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, 1869. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 6".
Pages : xiv-223 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good to very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, corners slightly worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining throughout - as shown, inner hinge of first endpaper worn but still tight - as shown, small stamp of the binder on the last endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with twelve very beautiful full-page color plates of groups of flowers with their original tissue guard.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: A scarce and captivating First Edition of THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS OR FLORAL EMBLEMS, a delightful exploration of the symbolic meanings attributed to various flowers, presented with exquisite colored illustrations. A treasure for both the lover of literature and the enthusiast of botanical art.
The author: Robert Tyas was a 19th-century English author and publisher. While not as widely recognized as some of his contemporaries, Tyas was known for his works on botany and the symbolic meanings of flowers, combining both scientific knowledge and poetic flair in his writings.
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