The flora of the Sacred Nativity: An Attempt at Collecting the Legends and Ancient dedications of Plants Connected in Popular Tradition with the Life of Our Blessed Lord from His Nativity the the Flight Into Egypt

By: Dowling B.A., Alfred E.P.Raymund

Price: £33.00

Quantity: 1 available


Buff coloured buckram with bevelled edges and titles in red on front cover and spine. Pages untrimmed. Title page is printed in red and black. Condition: Good, covers are lightly soiled with light bumping to head and tail of spine. Spine is sunned so that title on spine is faded. Browning to endpapers. No inscriptions. Binding sound. 226pp. The book includes an introductory essay on the Flora Sacra, sections on flowering trees, such as the Holy Thorn of Glastonbury and the Cadnam Oak, types of the Incarnation, such as the tree of Jesse and the Burning Bush, together with the flora seen during the nativity, such as at the visitation of the shepherds and the adoration of the Kings, finishing with the "repose" in Egypt, and a conclusion. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The flora of the Sacred Nativity: An Attempt at Collecting the Legends and Ancient dedications of Plants Connected in Popular Tradition with the Life of Our Blessed Lord from His Nativity the the Flight Into Egypt

Author Name: Dowling B.A., Alfred E.P.Raymund

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench & Trubner: 1900

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 003839