Monday, January 20, 2020
the complete language of flowers
The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive dictionary for over 1,001 flower species. Along with a visual depiction, each entry provides the flower's name, characteristics, and historic meanings from mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry.
For centuries, symbolic flower meanings have fascinated readers, writers, poets, and suddenly smitten couples alike. Extremely popular during the Victorian era, these floriographies flourished and versed the public on the hidden meaning of popular flowers like peonies (bashfulness) and tulips (passion).Coupled with stunning full-color illustrations, this beautiful reference is a must-have for gardeners, florists, and flower enthusiasts. Whether you're looking to arrange the perfectly bespoken wedding bouquet or to understand what the yellow rose you just received from an admirer means (friendship), this updated floriography is a visual delight.
Would I recommend it ? Yes ,but only to people who this type of book
Would I read anything else by this author ? Nope
Beautiful cover as well as pictures in it , of the different types of flowers ,as well as been in alphabetically by botanical genus or species.And while it's not a book that will make you want to read it in a day, since it's more of an encyclopedia ,it is a
wonderful tool to have in your home to consult whenever you encounter a certain flower and wish you knew more about it.With that said I want to thank Netgalley as well as the Publishers for letting read and review it.
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