The Secret Language of Flowers

The Secret Language of Flowers

by Samantha Gray
     
 

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Did you know the type of flowers you give can speak volumes? The Secret Language of Flowers is a fascinating insight into the Victorian tradition of using flowers to convey secret messages, in a society where feelings often had to be suppressed. In this beautifully illustrated book—the perfect gift itself—Samantha Gray reveals how flowers came by their…  See more details below

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Did you know the type of flowers you give can speak volumes? The Secret Language of Flowers is a fascinating insight into the Victorian tradition of using flowers to convey secret messages, in a society where feelings often had to be suppressed. In this beautifully illustrated book—the perfect gift itself—Samantha Gray reveals how flowers came by their meanings in folklore and how flowers became the language of courtship, love, friendship, beauty, and more. Discover the meanings of over 50 flowers: how lily of the valley symbolizes the return of happiness, how bluebells stand for constancy and everlasting love, and how daffodils represent high regard and chivalry. With stunning illustrations by artist Sarah Perkinsthat capture all of the beauty of flowers, this is an exceptionally lovely and fascinating gift book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782492054
Publisher:
CICO Books
Publication date:
02/15/2015
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
409,890
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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