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THE LANGUAGE AND POETRY OF FLOWERS, AND POETIC HANDBOOK OF WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PIECES, ALBUM VERSES, AND VALENTINES

by NA, POETICAL QUOTATIONS FAMOUS AUTHORS INCLUDED

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NEW YORK : HURST & COMPANY, 1890 BEAUTIFUL LOOKING BLUE COVER, GOLD BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD BLACK DESIGN SPINE. GOLD PAGE TRIM. TIGHT WITH THICK PAGES. NO PUBLISH DATE LISTED, CIRCA LATE 1800'S. VERY NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. FORMER OWNERS NAME AND INFORMATION IN PENCIL INSIDE FRONT. A FEW PENCIL MARKINGS THROUGHOUT. VERY NICE BOOK. THIS… Read more
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THE LANGUAGE AND POETRY OF FLOWERS, AND POETIC HANDBOOK OF WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PIECES, ALBUM VERSES, AND VALENTINES

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NEW YORK : HURST & COMPANY, 1890 NICE LOOKING BLACK COVER, BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD BLACK DESIGN SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT WITH THICK PAGES. NO PUBLISH DATE LISTED, CIRCA LATE 1800'S. VERY NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. THIS BOOK IS QUITE INFORMATIONAL, FOR THE LOVER OF FLOWERS AND THEIR LANGUAGE. WONDERFUL INTERPRETATION AND BACKGROUND. POETRY FROM FAMOUS… Read more
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cover of THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. WITH LIFE; ENGRAVING IN STEEL

THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. WITH LIFE; ENGRAVING IN STEEL

by SIR WALTER SCOTT

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EDINBURGH & LONDON: GALL& INGLIS, 1880 BEAUTIFUL COVER, DARK GREEN, GOLD SND BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, WEAR EDGES, GOLD ENGRAVED STEEL PLATE SHOWING FRONT OF COVER, FIRST THREE PAGES TOGETHER, BUT LOOSE THAT INCLUDES FRONTISPIECE AND TITLE PAGE. NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT, CLEAN AND TIGHT. FORMER OWNERS NAME IN FRONT IN PENCIL. THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, COMPLETE EDITION

by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

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CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS: HOUGHTON, OSGOOD AND COMPANY; THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, 1880 GREEN COVER, BLACK DESIGNWITH GOLD ON SPINE. FORMER OWNERS NAME IN FRONT IN PENCIL, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. SMALL BOOK WITH A LOT OF NICE POETRY. CONTENTS DIVIDES BY MANY CATEGORIES. ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN POETS. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882)… Read more
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cover of THE POEMS AND BALLADS OF SCHILLER

THE POEMS AND BALLADS OF SCHILLER

by FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER; TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY SIR EDWARD BULWER LYTTON

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NEW YORK: T.Y. CROWELL AND COMPANY, 1880 BEAUTIFUL BOOK, DARK BROWN COVER, GOLD DESIGN AND PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. FRONTISPIECE, COVER PAGE AND TITLE PAGE LOOSE BUT GOOD SHAPE, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. HEAVY PAGES WITH GOLD EDGING ALL AROUND EDGES. VERY NICE COLLECTION. TRANSLATED VRY WELL. NO DATE LISTED, CIRCA 1880. Johann Christoph Friedrich (von) Schiller (German;… Read more
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WHEN ALL IS SUN WITHIN, CHEERFUL THOUGHTS IN PROSE AND VERSE

by ADAH LOUISE SUTTON, COLLECTED BY

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AKRON, OHIO: SAALFIELD PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1913 LIGHT BROWN COVER, GREEN DESIGN FRONT, FRONT COVER LOOSE, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. PROSE AND VERSE FROM FAMOUS AND INTERESTING PEOPLE THAT BRIGHTEN THE DAY AND UPLIFT SPIRITS. WONDERFUL BOOK OF CHEERFUL THOUGHTS. ELIOT, LONGFELLOW, WHITMAN, WHITTIER, BEECHER, BROWNING, DRUMMOND, WALTON, MOORE, THOREAU AND OTHERS. ANTIQUE BOOKD DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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cover of THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; OR, THE POETICAL LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; OR, THE POETICAL LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

by THOMAS MILLER; EDITED BY MRS. E. OAKES SMITH

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1860
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NEW YORK: J. C. RIKER, 1860 RARE BOOK, CIRCA 1860- NO DATE LISTED. LEATHER HARD COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND BACK, OUTSIDE OF SPINE MISSING, PAGES HAVE GOLD EDGES. BEAUTIFUL CLOR PLATES THROUGHOUT, LIGHT FOXING, TIGHT AND CLEAN. VERY DETAILED PRETTY ARTWORK. HEAVY PAGES, AMERICAN PREFACE, ENGLISH PREFACE, TIME AND THE FLOWERS, LOVE AND THE FLOWERS,… Read more
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cover of THE FLORAL KINGDOM; ITS HISTORY, SENTIMENT AND POETRY. A DICTIONARY OF PLANTS ILLUTRATED WITH POETRY AND ARTWORK THROUGHOUT.  INCLUDING CULTIVATION AND ANALYSIS OF PLANTS.

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FLORAL PARK, N.Y.: JOHN LEWIS CHILDS, 1893 RARE BOOK, BEAUTIFUL COVER IN RED WITH SILVER AND BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. HEAVY BOOK, WONDERFUL DESIGN AND ARTISTRY THROUGHOUT. TIGHT AND CLEAN. LOVE THE ARTWORK AND DETAIL. TWO THOUSAND APPROPRIATE GEMS OF POETRY AND NEARLY 500 AUTHORS. ALPHABETICAL LIST. A PRACTICAL TREATISE FOR AMATEURS ON THE CULTIVATION AND ANALYSIS OF PLANTS INCLUDED.… Read more
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cover of 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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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… Read more
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cover of FLORA'S LEXICON: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS: WITH AN OUTLINE OF BOTANY, AND A POETICAL INTRODUCTION

FLORA'S LEXICON: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS: WITH AN OUTLINE OF BOTANY, AND A POETICAL INTRODUCTION

by CATHARINE H. WATERMAN

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1840
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PHILADELPHIA: HERMAN HOOKER, 1840 RARE BOOK. FIRST EDITION, GREAT DETAIL ON INDIVIDUAL FLOWERS WITH BOTANY AND POETRY. VERY NICE FOR THE FLOWER LOVER. FOUR BEAUTIFUL PLATES. DARK BROWN COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN, LIGHT FOXING. NICE INDEXES OF INTERPRETATIONS AND FLOWERS IN BACK. INTERESTING AND ENTERTAINING BOOK. Catharine H. Esling (April 12, 1812 - April 6, 1897)… Read more
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cover of THE POLITICAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ALLEGORY OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE FAERIE QUEENE

THE POLITICAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ALLEGORY OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE FAERIE QUEENE

by FREDERICK MORGAN PADELFORD

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1911
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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: GINN AND COMPANY, 1911 NICE LOOKING MAROON COVER, GOLD PRINT SPINE. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. PADELFORD WAS THE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AT WSHINGTON UNIVERSITY. The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. Books I–III were first published in 1590, then republished in 1596 together with books IV–VI. The… Read more
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cover of THE COLLECTED POEMS OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY

by WILLIAM ALEXANDER PERCY; FOREWORD BY ROARK BRADFORD

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NEW YORK : ALFRED A. KNOPF, LEROY PRATT PERCY, 1943 DARK RED COVER, INLAID DESIGN FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE, FORMER OWNER LABEL IN FRONT, FRONTISPIECE IS A PICTURE OF PERCY. A GREAT NUMBER OF INTERESTING POEMS THROUGHOUT. SOME POPULAR POEMS ARE SAPPHO IN LEVKAS, IN APRIL ONCE, LYRICAL PIECES, FROM A SOLDIER'S NOTEBOOK, ENZIO'S KINGDOM, DELTA SKETCHES, A… Read more
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cover of FAVORITE POEMS; SELECTED FROM ENGLISH AND AMERICAN AUTHORS

FAVORITE POEMS; SELECTED FROM ENGLISH AND AMERICAN AUTHORS

by NOT AVAILABLE

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NEW YORK: THOMAS Y. CROWELL & CO., 1894 BEAUTIFUL TEXTURED COVER, DARK BLUE WITH GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, FORMER OWNERS NAME AND INSCRIPTION INSIDE FRONT. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. FRONTISPIECE IS ARTWORK OF THE COUNTRY LASSIE. NICE INDEX IN THE BACK, OVER 200 OF THE MOST FAMOUS AMERICAN AND ENGLISH POEMS. A FEW POETS ARE SHAKESPEARE, BYRON, MILTON, WORDSWORTH,… Read more
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cover of POEMS OF SIDNEY LANIER

POEMS OF SIDNEY LANIER

by SIDNEY LANIER; EDITED BY HIS WIFE WITH MEMORIAL BY WILLIAM HAYES WARD

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1884
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NEW YORK: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884 RARE BOOK, NICE DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. FRONTISPIECE IS NICE PICTURE OF LANIER AND SIGNATURE PRINTED BELOW. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT WITH HEAVY PAGES. FORMER OWNERS BOOK LABEL INSIDE FRONT, ALSO SMALL LABEL FROM BOOKSELLER IN BOSTON. VERY LIGHT PENCIL MARKINGS ON TITLE PAGE AND COUPLE… Read more
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cover of THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD

THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD

by THOMAS HOOD

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1883
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NEW YORK: JOHN B. ALDEN, 1883 RARE, BEAUTIFUL BOOK. LIGHT BROWN COVER WITH BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. GOLD ON FRONT AND SPINE IN DESIGN, GOLD TRIM AROUND PAGE EDGES. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. APPROXIMATELY 130 POEMS. ONE OF THE BEST OF ALL ENGLISH POETS. A JOY TO READ. Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 –… Read more
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cover of RILEY SONGS OF FRIENDSHIP

RILEY SONGS OF FRIENDSHIP

by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

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1915
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, 1915 BEAUTIFUL BOOK, DARK GREEN COVER WITH GOLD DESIGN AND PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. FRIENDSHIP IS THE THEME. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE, THE FIRST BLANK PAGE IS MISSING, WONDERFUL ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. FILLED WITH POETRY BY ONE OF THE BEST AMERICAN POETS. James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer,… Read more
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RILEY SONGS OF HOME

by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, 1910 BEAUTIFUL BOOK, DARK GREEN COVER WITH GOLD DESIGN AND PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. HOME IS THE THEME. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE, WONDERFUL ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. FILLED WITH POETRY BY ONE OF THE BEST AMERICAN POETS. James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his… Read more
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cover of AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS: A TEXT-BOOK ON LITERATURE

AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS: A TEXT-BOOK ON LITERATURE

by FRANK V. IRISH

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1896
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CHICAGO: FRANK V. IRISH, 1896 BEAUTIFUL AND EXCELLENT DETAILED BOOK ON AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS BY EDUCATOR AND AUTHOR FRANK V. IRISH. A GUIDE AND HELP IN THE PRIVATE STUDY OF THE BEST AUTHORS AND THEIR WRITINGS. DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE. 25 ILLUSTRATIONS OF AUTHORS AND HOMES. 60 AUTHORS,… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME

by Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

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1876
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USA: LEE AND SHEPARD PUBLISHERS, 1876 TERRIFIC BOOK. BEAUTIFUL COLOR DECORATION PAGE EDGES, INSIDE FRONT AND BACK VERY COLORFUL DESIGN. NICE LEATHER COVER, WORN EDGES, SPINE HAS SOME DARKENING LOWER HALF, FRONT & BACK COVERS LOOSE YET STILL ATTACHED BY CORD BINDING, FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT 1877, BEAUTIFUL RAISED RIBS SPINE WITH GOLD DECORATION, GOLD PRINT SPINE,… Read more
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cover of KATHRINA, A POEM

KATHRINA, A POEM

by J.G. HOLLAND, (JOSIAH GILGERT HOLLAND)

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1893
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NEW YORK : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893 RARE, VERY NICE LOOKING BOOK, DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. POETRY FROM ONE OF THE BEST. Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped… Read more
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