The Language of Flowers: An Anthology of Poetry, Prose and Paintings (Paperback)Christine O'Brien (author)
Paperback Published: 29/07/2005
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The Language of Flowers is the perfect gift for flower lovers everywhere and can be given on any occasion.; Words from the great writers of the period, including Swinburne, Emily Bronte, William Cowper, John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth and many many more.; Learn the meanings of flowers and the special, delightful symbolism and vocabulary invented by the Victorians.; Fabulous floral paintings and prints by Daniel Sherrin, Johan Laurentz Jensen, Mary Elizabeth Duffield, Madeleine Lemaire, Basil Besler, Maria Dorothea Krabbe, Lais Hansen, and dozens more Flowers have always been cherished for their transient beauty and wonderful fragrance: from the tiny bell-like flowers of the snowdrop to the majestic golden lily, flowers have been written and sung about for centuries. Whether you love the daisy for its 'innocence', the sunflower for its 'haughtiness' or the bluebell for its 'constancy', knowing the meaning behind a flower can add extra depth to your appreciation of giving and receiving flowers. Exquisitely designed and with a list of additional flower meanings, this is the perfect gift for flower lovers everywhere.
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 200 x 202 x 5 mm
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