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The Language of Flowers: A Pocket Guide to the Folklore & Symbolism of Floral Gifts

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh (Author)

1 pages, colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Unbound | Jul 2012 | #224276 | ISBN-13: 9781583557167
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

In Victorian times, young women were protected and shielded from the outside world; to communicate with friends and lovers, they often resorted to the silent language of floral gifts which could have both sentimental and moral meanings. This beautifully illustrated guide The Language of Flowers highlights the history, symbolism and folklore surrounding 50 of the most common floral gifts. Now you can "say it with flowers" and have a clue what you are saying . A perfect, pocket-sized reference for romantics of all ages.

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James Kavanagh has written over 450 pocket guides to nature, travel, science and languages that have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.

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