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Bacon, M. A. (Mary Ann)
Flowers and their kindred thoughts.
[London] : Longman & Co., 1848.
Physical Description:
[34] p., [17] leaves of plates : color ill. ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6110 F6 F64
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title page, table of contents, and colophon leaf included in number of plates.
"Poetry by M.A. Bacon; designs by Owen Jones"--Title page verso.
"Printed in colours at 9 Argyle Place. Drawn on stone by E.L. Bateman."--Page [34].
Consists of chromolithograph plates with accompanying facing poem printed from type in gold; ornamental title page; flower illuminations attributed to Noel Humphreys by McLean, as cited below.
In brown leather relievo binding, designed by Owen Jones and executed by the firm of Remnant and Edmonds; gilt decorated linen endpapers; all edges gilt and trimmed.
McLean, R. Victorian book design and colour printing, pp. 92-93
McLean, R. Victorian publishers' bookbindings, p. 32.
Subject Terms:
Bookbinding -- Specimens -- 1848.
Flower language.
Flowers in literature.
Chromolithographs -- 1848.
Bateman, Edward La Trobe, approximately 1815-1897. ill
Bateman, C. L., lithographer.
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879. ill
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. bdd
Edmonds & Remnants. bnd
Longmans & Company (London, England) pbl

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