L'ART DE CULTIVER LES FLEURS ET PLANTES D'APPARTEMENTS. Et De Les Faire Servir A La Décoration De L'Intérieur.
A turn-of-the-century manual on floral decoration and floral arrangement for the private home. Various types of flowers and plants suitable to interior decoration and cultivation are discussed, along with appropriate vases, baskets, corsages, bouquets, etc. The decoration of windows and balconies is treated, as is the decoration of the table with seasonal fruits. Additionally, the choice of flowers and plants for different months of the year is noted, along with a choice of flowers to be used decoratively at religious feasts. A list of Parisian flower markets with their locations and days of operation is also included. 8vo (17.2 x 11 cm); 123 + (1) pp. with wood engraved text illustrations.
Original printed paper covers, soiled, older paper label covered lower spine and interior corners of covers, scattered foxing to text.
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