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"