5-1-6. The Language of flowers, and alphabet of floral emblems

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The Language of flowers, and alphabet of floral emblems.

Call No.
: VZ1-667
Publication etc.
: London : T. Noble, 1849.
Physical Descript.
: 59p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 13cm.

The frontispiece, the title page and five other pages carry hand-colored wood-engraved illustrations. Within monochromic frames, each representing a different plant, the names of flowers and their symbolic meanings are listed. This book can be considered as the forerunner to Language of Flowers by Kate Greenaway.

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