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(Language of Flowers, Floral Symbolism)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$444$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Language of Flowers, Floral Symbolism), Nine titles, five containing hand-tinted plates, some heightened with gum arabic, including: Le Jardin des Fleurs, two volumes in one, calf, 12mo; The Sentiment of Flowers, London, 1837, cloth, 16mo; Miller, The Poetical Language of Flowers, cloth, 8vo; Le Langage des Fleurs, 1830, cloth, 12mo; and The Flowers Personified, red morocco, the latter four pictorial gilt; with four further titles containing lithograph plates, all cloth (three pictorial), (overall age wear, bumping, and chipping, some scattered soiling and yellowing).
Estimate $200-300

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London, Bookbinding, Victorian era

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