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The Language and Sentiment of Flowers (Hardcover)

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An Illustrated Reproduction of a Victorian Floral Dictionary in a Beautiful Hardcover Edition

This colorful book evokes an age gone by, before the days of email and overnight shipping--when communication between people was a very special occasion, made more difficult by time and space.To Victorian letter-writers of the West a new, exotic and secret language came from the East-communicating through flowers. The language of flowers became so refined in the nineteenth century that this dictionary was necessary. Using this source, one could send a message of reproach, passion, friendship, quarrel or a myriad of other sentiments singly and combined via a simple bouquet without ever penning a single word.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781557093844
ISBN-10: 1557093849
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2003
Pages: 96
Language: English
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