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Smoke And Roses: A Steampunk Language Of Flowers


Save 1% on the Smoke And Roses: A Steampunk Language Of Flowers by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Rosemary is for remembrance.  You give yellow roses to a friend and lilies to the bereaved.  Ever wondered why? In this illustrated volume you will discover the history of the symbolic code daring Victorian ladies and gents used to pass messages in bouquets: the roots of the practice in Turkey, its rise in Europe and its fascinating cultural connotations on both sides of the Atlantic. You'll learn how a mispronounced word gave the tulip its name and why the colors of the rose have so many


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Rosemary is for remembrance.  You give yellow roses to a friend and lilies to the bereaved.  Ever wondered why? In this illustrated volume you will discover the history of the symbolic code daring Victorian ladies and gents used to pass messages in bouquets: the roots of the practice in Turkey, its rise in Europe and its fascinating cultural connotations on both sides of the Atlantic. You'll learn how a mispronounced word gave the tulip its name and why the colors of the rose have so many meanings. Included are recipes for bouquets useful in your own life, including the Bugger Off Bouquet, to be given to those you would rather not see again. Let this book lead you up the historical garden path. 

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Manufacturer:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Studio:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
EAN:9781985345799
Item Size:0.27 x 10 x 10 inches
Package Weight:0.69 pounds
Package Size:8 x 0.27 x 0.27 inches

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