And written and or published by my relative...Betts was my maiden name !!!!
Flora’s lexicon: an interpretation of the language and sentiment of flowers: with an outline of botany, and a poetical introduction, 1857
Antique books. Why don't they make beautiful books nowadays?
Floral Book cover. Library Company Conservation Dept. http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarycompany/9969428503/
The Other Side by smokey lace, via Flickr
22 Absolutely Stunning Victorian Book Covers
1885 EDGAR ALLAN POE POEMS ILLUSTRATED VICTORIAN FINE BINDING ENGRAVINGS RAVEN// i want this!
Binding designed by John Sliegh for The Poets of the Nineteenth Century (1857) - pattern
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