Birthday calendar, first page with inscription on facing page
The Floral Birthday Book: Flowers and their Emblems, with Appropriate Selections from the Poets; with 368 Illustrations Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans. London; New York: George Routledge and Sons, [187-?]
This charming book aided its owner in remembering the birthdays of friends and acquaintances. The printed calendar, which assigns a plant to each day of the year, lists an associated quality, and presents a short poem, was interleaved with blank lined pages providing a place to to record names adjacent to each day of the year.