THE ILLUMINATED LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
by Jean Marsh
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st thus. 1978
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. A dictionary of over 700 flowers and plants with their meanings, listed alphabetically and illuminated with every one of the delightful colour drawings made by Kate Greenaway for her little book 'The Language of Flowers' published in 1884. Oblong format, grey cloth with green titles to spine, white initials to front. Orange endpapers. 78 pages.
Book plate to front pastedown and erased numbers to front endpaper. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of tears and chips. Slightly grubby with fading to bottom of front panel.
Stock no. 1507625