This is a one of a kind very special book from 1877. 140 years ago a woman by the name of Hannah Lyman went to England in the Summer of 1877 and meticulously cut and pressed plants and flowers into this scrap book. They have survived in remarkable condition all these years. She carefully documented where and when she cut them. There are pressings from various famous places throughout England and Scotland; Windsor castle, Crystal Palace.
Famous Abbeys and other castles. There are approximately 50 pressings in the book. Some have 2 per page.There are a couple of loose ones in the back. There is some spine wear on the book.
This is quite a remarkable presentation of plants and flowers from 140 years ago! The item "RARE ANTIQUE 1877, 50 Pressed Flower Arrangements in Embossed Gold Guilded book" is in sale since Friday, January 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hawkins0_3" and is located in Lancaster, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam.