HEY - MORAL of FLOWERS 24 fine HC plates 1833
Moral of Flowers illustrated by Colored Engravings.
, Longman u. a.. 1833.
measures 9.5 x 6.5 inches
with 24 exquisite copper engravings of flowers by William Clark.
leaf, 179 pages.
original half morocco with decorative to gilt to spine.
A beautiful 19th century romantic flower book illustrated by
Hey as an anonymous work authored this very rare book. She also was the author
Spirit of the Woods ".
Among the beautiful flowers depicted are: A posy of Wood Anemone, Bush Vetch,
and Cowslip; Snowdrop and Crocus; Rosemary and Violet; Daisy; Primrose;
Heartsease; Forget-me-not; Lily of the Valley; Dog-Rose; Pimpernel;
Rhododendron; Jasmine; Michaelmas Daisy and Passion-flower.
The deep rich hues and shade of green of the hand colored plates are strikingly