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Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on the same heavy-duty waterproof stock as the titles in the popular Duraguide™ series, these Waterproof Pocket Guides are highly durable for use in the field. Each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects and beginning nature enthusiasts as well as seasoned explorers will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within.

 

Highlighting the history, symbolism, and folklore surrounding the most common floral gifts, this pocket-sized guide translates the silent language of flowers. With a focus on the history of flowers as used by Victorian women to communicate with the outside world, this guide provides the information needed to convey appropriate sentimental and moral meaning with blossoms.

Synopsis:

In Victorian times, young women were protected and shielded; to communicate with the outside world, they often resorted to the silent language of floral gifts which could have both sentimental and moral meanings. This beautifully illustrated guide highlight the history, symbolism and folklore surrounding 50 of the most common floral gifts. Now you can "say it with flowers" and have a clue what you are saying . A perfect, pocket-sized reference for novices and experts alike.

Synopsis:

Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Highlighting the history, symbolism, and folklore surrounding the most common floral gifts, this pocket-sized guide translates the silent language of flowers. With a focus on the history of flowers as used by Victorian women to communicate with the outside world, this guide provides the information needed to convey appropriate sentimental and moral meaning with blossoms.

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James Kavanagh is the author of more than 350 pocket guides on nature, science, travel, and languages. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Raymond Leung is the illustrator of more than 350 pocket guides on travel and nature. He lives in British Columbia.

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ISBN:
9781583557167
Author:
Kavanagh, J. M.
Publisher:
Waterford Press
Author:
Kavanagh, James
Author:
Leung, Raymond
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Nature Studies-Wild Flowers General
Subject:
Flowers
Edition Description:
Pamphlet
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color throughout
Pages:
1
Dimensions:
8.25 x 3.5 in

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In Victorian times, young women were protected and shielded; to communicate with the outside world, they often resorted to the silent language of floral gifts which could have both sentimental and moral meanings. This beautifully illustrated guide highlight the history, symbolism and folklore surrounding 50 of the most common floral gifts. Now you can "say it with flowers" and have a clue what you are saying . A perfect, pocket-sized reference for novices and experts alike.
"Synopsis" by ,
Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Highlighting the history, symbolism, and folklore surrounding the most common floral gifts, this pocket-sized guide translates the silent language of flowers. With a focus on the history of flowers as used by Victorian women to communicate with the outside world, this guide provides the information needed to convey appropriate sentimental and moral meaning with blossoms.
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