Flowers and their histories

  • 346 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • English
McGraw-Hill , New York
Flowers -- History, Herbs -- History, Flowers -- Folklore, Herbs -- Fol
Statementby Alice M. Coats.
LC ClassificationsSB404.5 .C6 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 346 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5220041M
ISBN 100070114765
LC Control Number75132098

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The Meaning of Flowers presents flowers not only as messengers of our deepest feelings and desires, but as repositories of powerful myths and histories. Lilacs, for example, "express the beautiful sadness of love, the feeling--always available to the lover--of /5(18).

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The bees fed upon the pollen and converted the nectar into delicious, golden, thick honey I drizzled atop slices of Brand: Scribner.

Flowers and their histories book 12,  · Official State Flowers and Trees: Their Unique Stories arranges the histories of the trees and flowers chosen by each of the states and territories of the United States into an entertaining, informative, and comprehensive guide to the honored species.

Over the years, Americans have approached the choices of naming their states and territories official choices with passion. A myriad of images of preserved flowers and flower parts [in very fine detail] have been found in fossils located in Sweden, Portugal, England, and along the Eastern and Gulf coasts of the United States.

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From ancient days, long before words complicated what we say to one another, flowers have been our messengers, invested with our most cherished feelings.

Illustrated with luscious collages by acclaimed artist Ann Field, this enchanting tribute to the power and symbolism of flowers offers a contemporary introduction to an age-old Chronicle Books LLC.

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For some reason, snowy winters make me think of flowers:) I read that book about 6 years ago and it has remained my favorite book ever since. It's such a short, simple book, but the substance in the plot.

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His first books dealt with scientific subjects, and include Physiological Æsthetics () and Flowers and Their Pedigrees (). He was first influenced by associationist psychology as expounded by Alexander Bain and by Herbert Spencer, the latter often considered[by whom?] the most important individual in the transition from associationist psychology to Darwinian functionalism.

Jan 05,  · FOREWORD This book summarizes the histories many families, businesses, politicians and Churches in Wayne County, North Carolina. Also covered is this book is a history of Wayne county from before the Revolutionary War. to the present. May 27,  · The Flower Alphabet Book, by Jerry Pallotta.

I could never get my Four to listen to this A-Z book about flowers, which was a bummer because I think he would have liked it. The book packs a lot of information, but it’s told in a conversational way with a lot of interesting little details.

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To Victorians, lavender signified a broken trust, hollyhocks fertility, and nasturtiums a jest or whimsy. Blending fact, folktale, natural history, and original art, The Meaning of Flowers explores the language and lore of nature's most intimate and beautiful gifts.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Kaur, Rupi. The Sun and her Flowers. Simon & Schuster Canada, First Canadian edition. The Sun and her Flowers is a collection of poetry in five parts by Rupi Kaur.

These five sections trace. Aug 17,  · In literature, mythology, love, and everyday life flowers—light as a feather—are weighted with meaning. In the Victorian era entire guides were published dedicated to the “language of flowers” and the idea that a single flower, or a particular arrangement of flowers, could communicate complex emotions and social cues.

Of course, these guides were often at Author: Smithsoniangardens. Flowers and How They Got Their Names by Diana Wells, Ippy Patterson (Illustrator) The stories flowers tell are not what one might expect: here are tales of human strife, of ambitious explorers, doomed monarchs, and dogged scientists, and of the world's folk beliefs.

Illustrated with more than drawings. The rose campion is a hardy, early summer flowering biennial or short-lived perennial with brilliant, magenta-colored flowers and contrasting thick, fuzzy, gray-green foliage.

Primary Source References. November 9. (Ann Cary Randolph to Jefferson). "Before I left Monticello they had increased so much as to fill the beds quite full.

Flowers and their histories, by Alice M. Coats The quest for plants: a history of the horticultural explorers / Alice M. Coats The book of flowers; four centuries of flower illustration [by] Alice M.

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Coats.Flowers -- Pictorial works. from old catalog. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Flowers; Filed under: Flowers -- Pictorial works. from old catalog Chase fruit and fowers in natural colors; (Rochester, N.Y., Chase brothers company, [c]), by Rochester Chase brothers company (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.The blue in question was the Periwinkle, as it was traditionally put into bride’s garters on their wedding day to increase the love between them.

As the above rhyme suggests another custom was for newly married couples to plant periwinkles in their new garden to ensure a long and happy life together.