Author:[Bull, T.V.H. (binding design)]; Smith, Emory Evans

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THE GOLDEN POPPY

By: [Bull, T.V.H. (binding design)]; Smith, Emory Evans

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Palo Alto (CA), San Francisco News Company: 1902

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1578

Condition: Very good


8vo (6” x 8¾”). pp. [232]. Signed Art Nouveau binding design by T. V. H. Bull of the California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica), flowers and buds on swirling stems in gold on green cloth; spine with titles and two poppy motifs in gold. Purple floral endpapers with a gold. A labor of love by Stanford University Professor of Horticulture Emory Evans, this beautiful book that looks at the history and influence of the California poppy on the arts and culture, through a series of articles and a collection of poetry and verse about the flower. Includes two color illustrations (frontis. and p... View more info