The Floral Keepsake and The Language of Flowers [The Floral Keepsake, with Thirty Engravings Elegantly Colored from Nature]

Keese, John, editor

Published by Leavitt & Allen, New York
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 4, 2009

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N.d., Circa 1850s. 111 pp. plus the 30 hand-colored floral plates. 4to, 10.25 by 8 inches, 26 by 20 cm. Overall clean and bright, with only the most occasional of minor fox or other soil marks. Tissue guards mostly present, with a few that do have creases, tears, etc. Colored decorated front board has some fading of the gilt and some sunning along the perimeter but it remains attractive. Spine rebacked with original decorated spine almost entirely preserved and pasted on. Tight and attractive overall. Bookseller Inventory # 001444

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Title: The Floral Keepsake and The Language of ...

Publisher: Leavitt & Allen, New York

Binding: Decorated Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

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