Familiar Wild Flowers (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover in Green]

Images from Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A., First Series, published between 1897 and 1906. I think the individual chapters were published first and then the collection; there were nine volumes in all, but I only have the first, which was given to my father when he was a child and is still in very good condition.

Title: Familiar Wild Flowers

Author: Hulme, F. Edward, F.L.S., F.S.A.

Published by: Cassell Petter & Galpin

City: London

Date: 1906

Total items: 7

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Initial letter A with iris]

Initial letter A with iris

Ths vignetted initial letter “A” was used as a drop cap, or decorative initial at the start of the section on the Iris. [more...] [$]

[picture: Initil Letter L With Cowslips]

Initil Letter L With Cowslips

Ths vignetted initial letter “L” was used as a drop cap, or decorative initial at the start of the section on the cowslip. The L is in an ornate Victorian style with a diamond pattern on parts of the upright, and the drawing of the cowslip plant includes flowers, leaves and root. The engraving is unsigned but may well have been by Edward Hulme, the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Inscription in the book]

Inscription in the book

My copy of the book has my father’s signature, Eric A. Quin, on the inside of the cover and, opposite, this inscription. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page, Wild Flowers Series One]

Title Page, Wild Flowers Series One

FAMILIAR
WILD FLOWERS. [more...] [$]

[picture: Yellow Iris]

Yellow Iris

A yellow flower with long thin leaves of green tinged with red at their pointed tips. [more...] [$]


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Images from Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A., First Series, published between 1897 and 1906. I think the individual chapters were published first and then the collection; there were nine volumes in all, but I only have the first, which was given to my father when he was a child and is still in very good condition.


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