Rebecca HEY - MORAL of FLOWERS 24 fine HC plates 1833

[Rebecca Hey].

The Moral of Flowers illustrated by Colored Engravings.

London , Longman u. a.. 1833.

The book measures 9.5 x 6.5 inches

Illustrated with 24 exquisite copper engravings of flowers by William Clark.

X, 1 leaf, 179 pages.

Bound in original half morocco with decorative to gilt to spine.

Halkett-Laing IV, 112.

FIRST EDITION.

A beautiful 19th century romantic flower book illustrated by W. Clark . Rebecca Hey as an anonymous work authored this very rare book. She also was the author of "The Spirit of the Woods  ".
Among the beautiful flowers depicted are: A posy of Wood Anemone, Bush Vetch, and Cowslip; Snowdrop and Crocus; Rosemary and Violet; Daisy; Primrose; Heartsease; Forget-me-not; Lily of the Valley; Dog-Rose; Pimpernel; Rhododendron; Jasmine; Michaelmas Daisy and Passion-flower.

The deep rich hues and shade of green of the hand colored plates are strikingly exquisite.

Order#  - HEYMORALBK1

Price: $525.00