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THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS… by EDITED BY FRANCES S. OSGOOD - Hardcover - 1848 - from Antique Books Den (SKU: 001681)

THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS FLORAL DICTIONARY

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THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS FLORAL DICTIONARY

by EDITED BY FRANCES S. OSGOOD

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NEW YORK : J. C. RIKER, 1848 RARE BOOK, NICE LOOKING DARK BROWN. GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. GOLD TRIM ON PAGE EDGES. AN INSCRIPTION GIVING THE BOOK TO SOMEONE IN 1853 IN FRONT. BEAUTIFUL PLATES OF FLOWERS THROUGHOUT. NICE INTRODUCTION, FLOWER DETAIL, BOTANY AND FLORAL DICTIONARY. TIGHT AND CLEAN WITH LIGHT FOXING. FOR THE LOVER OF FLOWERS. Frances Sargent Osgood (née Locke; June 18, 1811 – May 12, 1850) was an American poet and one of the most popular women writers during her time. Nicknamed "Fanny", she was also famous for her exchange of romantic poems with Edgar Allan Poe. Frances Sargent Locke was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Joseph Locke, a wealthy merchant, and his second wife, Mary Ingersoll Foster. Her father's first wife, Martha Ingersoll, was the sister of Mary, his second wife. Mary was also the widow of Benjamin Foster, by whom she had two children: William Vincent Foster and Anna Maria Wells, who would also become a published poet and close associate of Frances. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
001681
Title
THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS FLORAL DICTIONARY
Author
EDITED BY FRANCES S. OSGOOD
Illustrator
ILLUSTRATED
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. C. RIKER
Place of Publication
NEW YORK
Date Published
1848
Keywords
FLOWERS, POETRY
Bookseller catalogs
Miscellaneous; EDUCATION; POETRY;
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

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