Lot 262 of 338:
The Language of Flowers miniature  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Language of Flowers
Author:
Place:
London
Publisher:
Rock Brothers & Payne
Date:
c. 1850
Description:

50x36 mm, original red leather with gilt decorations and lettering, all edges gilt. First Edition.

From "Rock's Bijou Library," this 19th century work details what each variety of flower communicates, such as "Hyacinth, purple, Improvement by education." Welsh 427

Lot Amendments
Leather is red, not black.
Condition:
Wear to cover boards; front hinge cracked at title page, foxing throughout; very good.
 
Item number:
301058
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.