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3 edition of Victorian Book of Flowers found in the catalog.

Victorian Book of Flowers

Pamela Westland

Victorian Book of Flowers

An Inspiring Collection of Delightful Projects and Pastimes from a Bygone Age

by Pamela Westland

  • 233 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Smithmark Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flower Arranging,
  • Flowers,
  • Sale Books,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Sale Adult - Crafts / Hobbies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8187097M
    ISBN 100831772921
    ISBN 109780831772925

    When you join Victorian Mansion Flower Shop Mysteries, you'll automatically receive exciting new stories beginning with this book. Frequency of shipments noted by media type. Cancel anytime. Choose an option. Choose. This reproduction of a Victorian birthday reminder book entwines flowers and their emblems with great poetry. Three hundred and sixty-five color engravings grace this little book—which is perfect for keeping track of birthdays or anniversaries. Each day of the year is beautifully illustrated with a flower and a quote from a poem.

    A charming, gorgeously illustrated botanical encyclopedia for your favorite romantic, local witch, bride-to-be, or green-thumbed friend. Floriography is a full-color guide to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs. The book explores the coded significances associated with various blooms, from flowers for a lover to flowers for an. Kate Greenaway (–) 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 publications. Exquisite Flowers - Adult Coloring Book, This book consist of original 25 designs meant.

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Victorian Book of Flowers by Pamela Westland Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Victorian Flower Dictionary by Mandy Kirkby and Vanessa Diffenbaugh is a wonderful companion to Diffenbaugh's novel, The Language of Flowers. Beginning with a few introductory pages Diffenbaugh writes that, "In every culture throughout time, flowers have been central to the human experience." The book is arranges in alpha order from anemone /5().

A collection of charming hand-drawn wildflowers from the Victorian Era. In the Victorian era, one father sketched wildflowers in the hills of Oxfordshire, making notes and observations for each flower for his daughters. This book is /5(37).

A collection of charming hand-drawn wildflowers from the Victorian Era. In the Victorian era, one father sketched wildflowers in the hills of Oxfordshire, making notes and observations for each flower for his daughters.

This book is Pages:   Jack Kramer’s Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Illustrators was published in by Stewart, Tabori and Chang in a large format and was immediately honored with an award of excellence from the Garden Writers Association of America.

Now in a mini edition, this remarkable illustrated book allows us to venture back to the Golden Age of Cited by: 1. A delightful book, which seeks to translate the language of flowers. In the Victorian era, a flower was laced with symbolism and meaning. Giving a flower denoted intention, revealed emotion.

It almost seems Victorian Book of Flowers book shame that we have lost so much of the understanding of the secret meanings behind each flower/5. Hailed by the press as a publishing phenomenon, The Country Flowers of a Victorian Lady is a classic work that will "change the way we look at flowers forever" (Mail on Sunday, London).

Over the past years Fanny Robinson's "Book of Memory," as she called it, has been enjoyed as a treasured heirloom by her family/5(72). Early Victorians used flowers as a way to express their feelings—love or grief, jealousy or devotion.

Now, modern-day romantics are enjoying a resurgence of this bygone custom, and this book will share the historical, literary, and cultural significance of flowers with a whole new : Random House Publishing Group.

History of Flower Meanings – During the Victorian Era, several floral dictionaries were published to explain the secret language of flowers (floriography). It was common to relay meanings handed down from various myths, fables, or legends.

When all else failed to provide an explanation, meanings were often fabricated to suit the occasion. In fact, in my research of Victorian flower pressing, I learned that many of the women who took up this hobby did so for the purpose of creating their own book or herbarium where they would record the name of the plant and other data like the location where it was found, date, and other pertinent information.

Review. With its wealth of charming watercolors, poems, and notes on the language of flowers, The Country Flowers of a Victorian Lady is destined to be a coffee-table fixture in the home of any lover of old-fashioned flowers.

Kept as a private family keepsake for several generations, this gorgeous book was originally created by Fanny Robinson, who lived a quiet English country.

First. Very good clean tight book. No inscriptions etc. Jacket is very good unclipped. The colours of the most lovingly pressed flowers fade, and the vivid joys of childhood are all too mistily remembered, but for two little girls and a boy in Oxfordshire their Victorian Papa made, one spring and summer inthis perfect keepsake.

The Victorian era—which emerged during the reign of Queen Victoria, from to —was a time of buttoned-up fashions and rigid social rules, though people still found ways to express way was through the language of flowers, also known as floriography, which predates the Victorian period but became popular throughout the course.

Buy a cheap copy of The Victorian Book of Flowers. Oversize, decorative, illustrated, pp Free shipping over $ This is a Gorgeous book, The Victorian Book of Flowers: An Inspiring Collection of Delightful Projects and Pastimes From a Bygone Age, by Pamela Westland.

SO tempted to keep this. The book is divided into flowers by season. The projects are fantastic -- Flower compositions, The Language of Love. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. From the book Flora’s Dictionary. (Photo: Mann Library/CC BY ) ByFrench publishers had begun to put out flower dictionaries.

People in France at the time already liked to give. A Guide to Cozy Mystery (and Other Favorite) Books, Movies, and TV.

Victorian Mansion Flower Shop Mystery Series. A Fatal Arrangement by Gayle Roper; Bloomed to Die by Johnnie Alexander; The Mistletoe Murder by Lynette Sowell; My Dearly Depotted by Gayle Roper; Digging Up Secrets by Sandra Orchard.

The Blood of Flowers is a carefully crafted historical novel set in the 17th century Iran during the reign of Shah Abbas the Great. This is historical fiction at its best, thoroughly absorbing the reader in another time and place and introducing them to past cultures and ways4/5(K).

In eighteen years I’d collected mostly books: the Dictionary of Flowers and Peterson Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers, both sent to me by Elizabeth a month after I left her home; botany textbooks from libraries all over the East Bay; thin paperback volumes of Victorian poetry stolen from quiet : Random House Publishing Group.

Botany was suddenly both sensual and poetic, seeding a new genre of literary botanica in the early nineteenth century. Crowning it is a book of especial loveliness — the gem The Moral of Flowers (public library | public domain) by the poet, painter, and self-taught naturalist Rebecca Hey.

Passionflower. Available as a print. sentimental flower book, a genre especially intended for female readers. Two especially valuable features of the book are its table of correlations of flowers and their meanings from different sourcebooks and its complete bibliography of language of flower titles.

This book will appeal not only to scholars in Victorian.Victorian Flowers Address Book: a Timeless Record of Flowers and Friends Published by Lorenz Stationery/Anness Publishing Ltd, London, UK () ISBN ISBN   She divides this book by season (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter) and includes a smidge of her speciality in each partition.

Most fascinating are the dictionary excerpts that speckle her chapters with interesting tidbits about the language of flowers and what flowers symbolized to Victorians.4/5(1).