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Flowers & Fashion

Rare and unique books showcasing where botanical beauty and timeless style intertwine.

1847 - Les Fleurs Animees

$1,400.00
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Illustrated By J.J. Grandville Introduction By Alph. Karr Text By Taxile DeLord Published 1847Gabriel De Gonet, Editeurs/ Paris Text in French Two Volumes Bound in One/ Complete "Les Fleurs Animées"...

1846 - The Bouquet: Containing The Poetry and Language of Flowers (miniature book)

$125.00
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By A Lady Published 1846Benjamin B. Mussey, Publisher/ Boston Nineteenth-century miniature books reflect the era's intricate craftsmanship and the burgeoning interest in creating portable, aesthetically pleasing volumes. These tiny books,...

1861 - Beautes du Spectacle de la Nature ou Entretiens sur L’Histoire Naturelle

$125.00
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Title translation: Beauties of the Spectacle of Nature or Conversations on Natural History Published 1861Mame, Publishers/ Tours, France In the 19th century, France witnessed a remarkable era of artistic and...

c.1880 - French Monogram Album

$250.00

c.1880 A 19th century monogram book from France which reflects the period’s fascination with art, design, and personal branding. Books, like these, showcased intricate and elegant designs, demonstrating the artistry...

1854 - Lady’s Godey’s Book

$145.00

Published 1854 January-June 1854 issues bound within this one volume Godey's Magazine and Lady's Book, was a pioneering American women's magazine published from 1830 to 1878. Founded by Louis A....

1844 - Friendship’s Offering of Sentiment and Mirth (With Painted Fore-Edge)

$650.00
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Published 1844Smith, Elder and Co., Publishers/ London A painted fore-edge on a 19th-century book is a captivating feature that adds an element of surprise and artistry to the volume. These...

1894 - Wild Flowers Worth Notice; A Selection of Some of our Native Plants Which are Most Attractive From Their Beauty, Uses, or Associations

$450.00
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By Mrs. Lancaster Published Undated, c.1894 ( inscription dated as such) W.H. Allen and Co., Limited, Publisher/. London With 108 Coloured FiguresFrom Drawings By J. E. Sowerby New Edition Illustrated...

c.1859 - The Country Year Book: Descriptive of the Seasons, Rural Scenes and Rustic Amusements; Birds, Insects, and Quadrupeds

$145.00
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By Thomas Miller Undated, c.1859 (noted on inscription) With One Hundred and Forty Illustrations, Engraved on Wood By Henry Vizetelly, and Others. "The Country Year Book” is a compendium capturing...

1842 - Langage Des Fleurs

$650.00

By M. Aime Martin Published 1842Societe Typographique Belge/ Bruxelles Twelfth Edition French Text "Le Langage des Fleurs" by Aimé Martin, first published in the early 19th century, is a seminal work...

1880 - Practical Cammelia Culture: A Treatise on the Propagation and Culture of the Cammelia Japonica

$225.00

By Robert J. Halliday Published 1880Robert Halliday, Publisher "Practical Camellia Culture: A Treatise on the Propagation and Culture of the Camellia Japonica" is a valuable resource for enthusiasts and horticulturists...

1893 - A Sewing Book For Schools; With Models and Directions as to Sketches, Materials and Methods

$350.00

By Mary Schenck Woolman Published 1893Mary Schenck Woolman, Publisher An instructional guide designed to teach sewing skills to students. This comprehensive book provides step-by-step instructions, detailed sketches, actual small scale...

c.1853 - Flowers From Foreign Lands; Their History and Botany

$750.00

By Robert Tyas Undated, c.1853Houston and Wright, Publishers/ London Hardcover. Full leather binding. Beautiful gilt detail/tooling to both boards/spine. Both front and back boards with same gilt illustration/detail. Gilt to...

1850 - The Rose of Sharon; or Gems of Sacred Poetry (miniature book)

$95.00

Published 1850James M. Alden, Publisher Sixth Edition Nineteenth-century miniature books reflect the era's intricate craftsmanship and the burgeoning interest in creating portable, aesthetically pleasing volumes. These tiny books, often measuring...

c.1829 - Le Langage Des Fleurs

$725.00

By Charlotte de Latour Undated c.1829 (inscription date)Audot, Librairie Rue des Masons Sorbonne/ Paris Second Edition "Le Langage des Fleurs" is a classic 19th-century French book that delves into the...

Antique Herbarium

$450.00

This herbarium is a collection 43 individual beautiful plant specimens pressed and mounted onto individual sheets of paper. Note: a few pages with some damage to pressed specimens. With patina...

1847 - The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists’ Magazine, January to December

$375.00

Published 1847Whittaker and Co., Publishers/ London Volume XV "The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists’ Magazine" was a prominent 19th-century British periodical dedicated to horticulture, particularly focusing on ornamental gardening and floriculture....