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The temple of Flora

Elizabeth Mavor

The temple of Flora

by Elizabeth Mavor

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Villages -- England -- Fiction,
  • Suffragists -- Fiction,
  • Women -- England -- Fiction,
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Barbara Grier and Donna McBride collection.

    StatementElizabeth Mavor.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23046837M
    OCLC/WorldCa6990483

    Temple is a thriller novel written by Australian author Matthew Reilly and first published in Like Reilly's other books, Temple's major attractions are the fast pace and the complexity of the action scenes. At the time of publication, Reilly hinted at the possibility of a sequel starring the same protagonist, Professor William Race, but the release of such a book has never been Author: Matthew Reilly. Other articles where The Temple of Flora is discussed: Elizabeth Mavor: At the end of The Temple of Flora (), the heroine renounces her married lover but realizes the depths of emotion of which she is capable. Mavor’s third novel, The Redoubt (), is concerned with betrayal and regrowth; it uses shifting narrators and techniques to contrast the unhappy .

      Bridal beds, blushing captives, and swollen trunks - Carl Linnaeus' taxonomy of plants heralded a whole new era in 18th-century Europe of plants being spoken of in sexualised terms. Martin Kemp explores* how this association between the floral and erotic reached its visual zenith in Robert Thornton's exquisitely illustrated Temple of Flora. Temple of Flora, 28 Etchings, With Signed Book, Signed Graphic, and Bronze by Jim Dine - Limited Edition Print | Intaglio, Engraving | 20 x 14 inches | 51 x 36 cm.

    The Temple of Flora. by Stephen Harris - pages. Published by the Folio Society in Parcel size - 70 x 58 x Front board blocked and printed with a design by David Eccles. Of the copies, only have been bound into book Rating: % positive. Thorntons Temple of Flora / Flowers and Botanical / Original Book Page / Published / Interior art / Wall Decor TheOriginalBookPage 5 out of 5 stars (31) $ Free shipping.


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A stunning achievement in The temple of Flora book illustration The complete reprint of all color plates from Robert John Thornton's monumental work The Temple of Flora, first published in London in /5(10).

Temple of Flora was published in the early nineteenth century by Dr. Robert Thornton, a Cambridge graduate and successful doctor. The book consists of a series of beautiful plates of botanical specimens, each of which is The temple of Flora book by scientific description, extensive poetry, myths, and – most fun of all – lessons in modern history.

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Google Play Store. This product is available for. Free Pickup in Store. Need this item faster. Check your local store's stock. "The Temple of Flora" is a gorgeous book at a reasonable price.

Taschen publishing does a great job. I am working on a series of Floral photographs and am always interested in how artists have shown their flowers. "The Temple of Flora" is a botanical beauty, scholarly and produced authentically from the original plates of the other more /5(12).

"The Temple of Flora" is the third and final part of Robert John Thornton's New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus, considered by many to be the greatest of all flower consists of a series of sumptuous depictions. Get this from a library. The temple of flora.

[Robert John Thornton; Werner Dressendörfer; Missouri Botanical Garden,] -- More than two centuries have passed since the publication of Robert John Thornton's "The Temple of Flora" inbut its charm remains unsullied. In addition to the botanical and cultural. The Temple of Flora book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A stunning achievement in botanical illustration The complete re /5. The Temple Of Flora book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Foaled in in Oneida County, New York and bred by Samuel Welch, Flora Temple was the daughter of Bogus Hunter and Madam Temple.

She had a lowly start in life. Jonathan Vielee purchased her for $, and when she began to show some speed on the road, hitched to a four-wheel wagon, he made a profit by selling her to George E. Perrin for $ in   Review: Spectacular book Temple of Flora ; One of the greatest decorative flower books of the nineteenth century.

Robert Thorton was determined that his country produce the greatest series of botanical illustrations of all time, and his Temple of Flora is unsurpassed as a botanical document of the Romantic era.

The year witnessed the first installment of a work that has gone down in history as one of the most remarkable books of botanical plates ever published. Two centuries have passed since the publication of Robert John Thornton's The Temple of.

21st of the month seems to be the holy day of Temple of Flora acquisitions (at least in AEST). "Oh, did part of our outdoor setting arrive?" says my partner, seeing the parcel. I laugh nervously. She'll forgive me — one day.

Fortunately, perhaps, it is not the largest book in the house. Included was the original invoice from FS dated 28/05/ Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Temple of Flora, Or, Garden of the Botanist, Poet, Painter, and Philosopher. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Temple of Flora was an ancient sanctuary on the Circus Maximus in Ancient Rome, erected in BCE and dedicated to the goddess Flora.

History. In B.C.E, the festival Floralia was introduced in Rome on the advice of the Sibylline books, and two years later a temple was erected, also with the support of the Sibylline e of their sexual connotations, the.

The Temple of Flora, the third and final part of Robert John Thornton's New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus, is probably the most sumptuous and renowned of all great flower contains thirty-one plates which were produced by a variety of techniques, including aquatint, mezzotint, stipple, and line engraving.

New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnaeus: Comprehending an Elucidation of the Several Parts of the Fructification; A Prize Dissertation of the Sexes of the Plants; A full Explanation of the Classes, and Orders of the Sexual System; and the Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature.(2 Parts of 3 - Without Temple of Flora).

by THORNTON, ROBERT JOHN. and a. Lovely book which is advertised as "The Temple of Flora - The Complete Plates" Unfortunately it's missing plate number 1 so is in fact the Incomplete Temple of Flora. Unfortunately I have still not received a refund for this item and I note that other sellers in the USA have had similar problems so it's obviously a publisher problem/5(13).

August 4–Decem European Art Galleries, Level 2, Gallery S Fifteen large-scale color prints from the illustrated book The Temple of Flora () reflect the true passion of English doctor John Robert Thornton: botany. The plants pictured are dramatically rendered and set against romantic landscapes—as opposed to the plain backgrounds that were typical of.

Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus:and the temple of Flora, or garden of nature. Carefully laid out on the table were the botanical treasures that I sought, The Temple of Flora, by Robert Thornton, and The Botanist’s Repository, by Henry Charles Andrews.

A magnifying glass, book snakes and a small reading lamp were conveniently placed nearby. “Take your time” said the Librarian with a smile. Heaven!Author: Shevaun. As Sacheverell Sitwell commented, The Temple of Flora is ‘an entire age condensed into a book’. [ Great flower books,] so if you wish to own your own copy and aren’t feeling rich enough for the Folio society edition then there are cheaper reprints or, of course, you can read/download it for free at.The temple of Flora.

[Robert John Thornton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert John Thornton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.Temple of Flora: or Garden of the Botanist Poet Painter and Philosopher [English Botanicals, Compiled with Poetry and Philosophy, by Thornton, Robert John / to / Poetic introduction By Dr.

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