1835 - THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS - FREDERIC SHOBERL - Floral Engravings, Meanings
Title:THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
Author: Frederic Shoberl
Publisher: Carey, Lea & Blanchard City: Philadelphia Year: 1835 (Second Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 326 pages, followed by 10-page Publishers Catalogue Illustrated: Yes, Illustrated by Joseph Drayton
Book Details + Condition: Second edition from 1835 of The Language of Flowers. Original full calf leather boards and binding accented with gilt lettering and design. In very well preserved condition, with rubbing and wear on the edges. Small chip missing from the top part of the spine; please see pictures. Five original hand-colored engravings / illustrations of flowers by Joseph Drayton. Pages are crisp and clean save for some minor spots of foxing mainly on the page borders.