Flowers from many lands: a Christian companion for Hours of Recreation. RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY.
Flowers from many lands: a Christian companion for Hours of Recreation.
Flowers from many lands: a Christian companion for Hours of Recreation.

Flowers from many lands: a Christian companion for Hours of Recreation.

London: Religious Tract Society, circa 1863.

Octavo, eight colour plates, very good in old gilt ruled morocco, joints rubbed.

This attractive literary selection is illustrated with eight colour plates showcasing English, Japanese, Indian, Syrian, Australian, North and South American and African flowers: each plate is accompanied by text explaining the species. The Australian flower plate features the five species.

This attractive literary selection is illustrated with eight colour plates showcasing English, Japanese, Indian, Syrian, Australian, North and South American and African flowers: each plate is accompanied by text explaining the species. The Australian flower plate features the five species.

We learn that 'Here forests of magnificent gum trees tower to an extraordinary height, while the surface of the ground is often clothed with dense and impervious underwood, and the whole is festooned with creepers from the size of the slender convolvus to that of the cable of the largest man-of-war.'

Price (AUD): $750.00

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