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The Country Flowers of a Victorian Lady [Introduction & Commentaries By Gill Saunders] - Fanny Robinson

Apollo, 1999, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

2nd impression. From the cover: “Recently, an exquisite volume of Victorian flower paintings has come to light in Denmark, the treasured heirloom of the descendants of Fanny Robinson, a talented amateur artist who is known to have been painting in Norfolk in the 1840s. Her “Book of Memory”, as she called it, combines evocative poetry — including extracts from Keats and Shakespeare — with fine illumination and, most startling of all, exquisite watercolour studies that are both botanically accurate and a perfect example of a high Victorian style of floral illustration.”


Size: 9¼" x 8". Cream boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 96 pages.
£6.50

This one has already found a new owner.