Item #321073 The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry. Lucy Hooper.
The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry
The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry
The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry

The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry.

New York: J.C. Riker, 1843.

Hand colored pictorial title and 9 hand colored plates. 8vo. Contemporary dark red pebbled morocco, rebacked with a portion of the original spine laid down, yellow endpapers, gilt edges. Worn at edges Reese, Stamped with a National Character 53; Bennett, p. 59. Item #321073

"Lucy Hooper, a Brooklyn poet who died at a tragically young age, perfected the formula of the gift book with this work, which first appeared in 1842 and went through numerous editions" (Reese). The number of plates seem to vary; this example with an unusually large number, i.e. 10 plates (including the title). Scarce.

Price: $400.00 Free Domestic Delivery