Description Detail from the front cover of the book 'The Language of Flowers and Floral Poesy: A Book for All Seasons', published 1881 by John Wurtele Lovell, NY. This is an anthology of poems and excerpts about flowers. The design is an elaborate floral decoration with lilies and ivy in black on a red background. The title is in red on a gilt panel with an illustration of a lyre, flanked by torches.
Arcanium Antiques, In the past Member Since June 2008 Artist Statement Arcanium Antiques offers vintage and retro images by a variety of artists. These portals to the past -- strange, funny, and beautiful -- have been lovingly culled from our extensive collections of paper ephemera and intriguing objects. In many cases, the originals are also for sale; please contact us if you are interested.