The Language of Flowers: a Miscellany Book

The Language of Flowers The most talked-about debut acquisition of 2010 will be the publishing event of 2011 Full descriptionRead More

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    'A flower is not a flower alone; A thousand thoughts invest it' All over the world flowers are an integral part of human culture whether it is the perfect table centre for a wedding a beautiful bouquet for a birthday a message of thanks or to pay one's respect at a funeral. But while everyone knows that red roses signify love few may realise that an entire language of flowers exists with every bloom folliage and plant having a particular emotion attached be it hazel for reconcilliation wisteria for welcome or ivy for fidelity. This unique language was created by the romantic early Victorians who carefully planned every bouquet and posy so as to deliver a desired message. Bringing the language to a new generation this beautifully illustrated miscellany contains fifty profiled flowers a dictionary searchable by emotion and ideas for creating bouquets and arrangements for specific occasions. This gift book is a novel present that any flower lover will want to own.

  • Blackwell

    A beautiful gift book celebrating the forgotten language of flowers 'A flower is not a flower alone; A thousand thoughts invest it' All over the world, flowers are an integral part of human culture whether it is the perfect table centre for a...

  • BookDepository

    The Language of Flowers Gift Book : Hardback : PAN MACMILLAN : 9780230759633 : 0230759637 : 17 Oct 2011 : A beautiful gift book celebrating the forgotten language of flowers

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    Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh

  • 0230759637
  • 9780230759633
  • Mandy Kirkby, Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • 7 October 2011
  • Macmillan
  • Hardcover (Book)
  • 192
  • First Edition

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