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The complete language of flowers : a definitive and illustrated history / S. Theresa Dietz.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive and definitive dictionary/reference presenting the history, symbolic meaning, and visual depiction of 1,001 flowers and botanicals from around the world in one volume"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 302.222 SHO 2020 (Text) 33892100667444 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/03/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library J 302.222 SHO (Text) 33892100710483 Children's New Books Book None 11/10/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781577151906
  • ISBN: 1577151909
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Wellfleet Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-239) and indexes.
Summary, etc.:
"The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive and definitive dictionary/reference presenting the history, symbolic meaning, and visual depiction of 1,001 flowers and botanicals from around the world in one volume"-- Provided by publisher.
"For centuries, artists and lovers have used the secret language of flowers, or floriography, to discreetly send overt messages of their desires and emotions. A simple flower could reveal a variety of hidden meanings, from a flirtatious 'I like you' to a serious declaration of everlasting love.... S. Theresa Dietz has meticulously compiles over 1,001 of your favorite flowers into this beautifully updated and definitive guide, complete with colorful illustrations. Organized by both scientific and common names, each species contains fascinating and forgotten symbolic flower meanings from ancient Greek and Roman times to today." -- from the publisher.
Subject: Flower language > Dictionaries.
Wild flowers > Folklore.
Genre: Dictionaries.

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