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The beauties of flora : with botanic and poetic illustrations, being a selection of flowers drawn from nature arranged emblematically : with directions for colouring them

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Gleadall, Eliza Eve
The beauties of flora : with botanic and poetic illustrations, being a selection of flowers drawn from nature arranged emblematically : with directions for colouring them
Wakefield: Eliza Eve Gleadall at Heath Hall, 1834
[20] leaves of plates : col. ill. (lithographs) ; 35 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] The Beauties of Flora

[Title page] The Beauties of Flora : with botanic and poetic illustrations, being a Selection of Flowers drawn from Nature arranged emblematically : with Directions for Colouring them

List of subscribers

A list of plates and corresponding emblems, pp. [i]-ii

Introduction, pp. [iii]-iv

Flowers, pp. [v]-viii ff.

The racemose Passionflower, Religious superstition, pp. Plate 1-2 ff.

The large blue Periwinkle, The pleasures of memory, pp. Plate 2-4 ff.

The myrtle-leaved Camellia or Japan Rose, Beauty is your only attraction; The Persian Cyclamen, Diffidence, pp. Plate 3-6 ff.

The sweet-scented China Rose, Infidelity; The blue Hepatica, Confidence, pp. Plate 4-8 ff.

The Cock's Comb Coral Tree, Singularity; The single white flowered Camellia or Japan Rose, Beauty is your only attraction, pp. Plate 5-10 ff.

The Helen Geranium, Preference; The Garden Wallflower, Fidelity in misfortune, pp. Plate 6-12 ff.

Smith's Geranium, Preference; The sweet purple and white flowered Violets, Purity of sentiment, candour, modesty & innocence, pp. Plate 7-14 ff.

The snow flake-leaved Narcissus, Egotism and self-love, pp. Plate 8-16 ff.

The red-flowered tree Rhododendron, Danger, pp. Plate 9-18 ff.

The noble Lady's Slipper, Resemblance, pp. Plate 10-19 ff.

The beautiful Cactus, Horror, pp. Plate 11-21 ff.

Great flowered Heath, Bright red Heath, Porcelain Heath, Solitude, pp. Plate 12-24 ff.

Lilies of the Valley, Purity and return of happiness; The purple Emperor Butterfly, Immortality of the soul, pp. Plate 15 [i.e. Plate 13]-26 ff.

The ever-blowing Rose, Beauty always new, pp. Plate 14-28 ff.

Barclay's Maurandia, the winged Thunbergia, Memory; Scorpion Grass, Forget me not, pp. Plate 15-30 ff.

Pink and scarlet Moss Rose-Buds, Beauty, love, and poetry, pp. Plate 16-32 ff.

The Mexican Tiger-flower, Change; The blue major Convolvulus, Night, pp. Plate 17-34 ff.

The white Water-Lily and yellow Nuphar, Silence, pp. Plate 18-36 ff.

The slender and globose Fuchsia, Taste, pp. Plate 19-38 ff.

Pansies, Pensees, or Heart's Ease, Thoughts-You occupy my thoughts, or Pensez à Moi, pp. Plate 20-40 ff.

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