[Flowers]. Bourne, H[ermon].
Flores Poetici, The Florist's Manual
designed as an introduction to vegetable physiology and systematic botany for cultivators of flowers
12 mo (5 3/4 X 8 3/4), pp. 288, illustrated with reproductions of the 73 hand-colored engravings. This OPUS edition is a republication of the work orig. published by Munroe and Francis, Boston MA 1833. Describes the mix of exotic plants and New England field flowers that were cultivated in comtemporary gardens. This is copy 477 of 1000.
A high quality and rather scarce reprint of an important and little known early work on the cultivation and folklore of ornamental flowers.
Edition: Reprint, limited edition
Binding: Original Green Cloth w/gilt title and design on cover
Condition: As New
Book Id: 1594