I bought a new book. It’s actually a very old book, published in 1886, but it’s new to me ~ and I love it! Flowers from Dell and Bower by Susie Barstow Skelding.At $100 US + $13 for shipping (from abebooks.com), my copy was a bargain considering that a copy of this book recently sold for [...]
This old page is from the book American Belles, 1911. The poem, Cupid’s Kiss, was written by Walter Learned and the lovely illustrations on the page were sketched by Harrison Fisher. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a short love poem accompanied by a beautiful illustration of a white rose. It’s from a small book of poetry titled To Day by Emerson, 1910. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is another beautiful image of vintage roses for you. This one comes with a wonderful old poem. It’s from a small illustrated book of poetry titled, “Wild Flowers From Whittier”, 1909.Click on image to enlarge.
Since I’ve been working with some of the floral images from my book, “Rubies from Byron” today, I thought I would upload one of the poems from the book for you (I’ve cleaned it up a bit but haven’t retouched it to the same extent as I have the flowers). I’ve been working in the legal field for [...]