Flora's dictionary (Book, 1837) [WorldCat.org]
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Flora's dictionary

Flora's dictionary

Author: E W Wirt
Publisher: Baltimore : Fielding Lucas, Jr., [1837]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Gift books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wirt, E.W. (Elizabeth Washington), 1784-1857.
Flora's dictionary.
Baltimore : F. Lucas, Jr., 1837
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E W Wirt
OCLC Number: 2757125
Notes: "Embellished by Miss Ann Smith" on added illustrated title page.
Date based on date of copyright on verso of printed title page.
Preface dated 1829. The text was first published anonymously in 1829, without illustrations.
Text printed within decorative borders on paper of different colors, including green, yellow, pink, cream, and blue. Colors of paper used may vary in different copies. Some copies also may be interleaved with blank sheets.
Number of plates is known to vary among different versions of this edition. "Index to the embellishments in Flora's dictionary" (pages 135-136) lists 58 plates, including illustrated title and presentation plate. The plates are hand-colored lithographs.
Includes index of sentiments (pages 85-87 in second sequence).
Description: 136, 87 pages : color plates ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by E. W. Wirt ; [embellished by Ann Smith]


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