The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers

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Charming reproduction of rare volume by famed 19th-century illustrator includes abundantly illustrated list of over 200 plants and their figurative equivalents -- tulip = fame; blue violet = faithfulness, etc. Selection of flower-related verses, including "To a Mountain Daisy" by Robert Burns, appears at back of book. 85 full-color more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 106 x 142 x 8mm | 81.65g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 85 colour illustrations
  • 0486273725
  • 9780486273723
  • 29,705

About Kate Greenaway

Kate Greenaway (1846–1901) was one of the most admired children's book illustrators of the Victorian British era, creating simple, expressive, and gleeful images for Under the Window, Marigold Garden, A Apple Pie, and other unforgettable more