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A Book of Flowers.

Stock Code 106098

London, Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1952

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First edition - with dustjacket. A very good first edition of A Book of Flowers - an anthology of praises of the flower, compiled by Edith Sitwell, featuring works by poets, gardeners, philosophers, and even a saint. This book contains not only descriptions and praises of the flower, but also recipes for making rose-water, rose-honey, violet-honey, and violet-syrup. These recipes, some from as early as the fourteenth century, appeared in print for the first time in this volume.

First edition, first impression; 8vo, (22.3 x 15 cm); half-title, scattered light foxing; publisher's mauve cloth, gilt lettering to spine mauve topstain, unclipped pictorial dustjacket, dustjacket slightly worn and marked, overall a very good copy; [x], 314pp.
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A Book of Flowers.

SITWELL, Edith.

Stock code: 106098

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