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Antique 1885 Flowers from Sunlight and Shade Susie Barstow Skelding Poetry Book

This antique hardcover book titled 'Flowers from Sunlight and Shade' contains 126 pages of poetry and songs. With are 12 full-color botanical plates protected with tissue guards. Poems arranged and illustrated by Susie Barstow Skelding. Published by White, Stokes & Allen, 1885. 130 pages. Poetry. The blue cloth cover is beautifully embossed with gold and silver. The book has three gilt edges.

Condition: Broken spine at the back endpaper. Pages are clean with some foxing. Hinges and corners show wear & fraying.  The front endpaper has a stain. The title page has foxing. Toned paper. A few pages facing the color plates show a dark impression from art.

Hand-written inscription on the front floral print endpaper reads 'K.D. Miller, Everett, PA  Christmas 1886'

Size: 8-1/2” x 9-1/4” x 3/4" 

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