Language of Flowers (From Stencils and Notepaper to Flowers and Napkin Folding) (Paperback)
Charming reproduction of rare volume by famed 19th-century illustrator includes abundantly illustrated list of over 200 plants and their figurative equivalents tulip = fame; blue violet = faithfulness, etc. Selection of flower-related verses, including "To a Mountain Daisy" by Robert Burns, appears at back of book. 85 full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Kate Greenaway (1846 1901) was one of the most admired children's book illustrators of the Victorian British era, creating simple, expressive, and gleeful images for Under the Window, Marigold Garden, A Apple Pie, and other unforgettable publications."