Wild Flowers by Homer D. House 1942 The Macmillan Company

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Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature with Wild Flowers by Homer D. House, a 1942 masterpiece published by The Macmillan Company. This exquisite book spans 362 pages and showcases 364 color plates of vintage illustrations, bringing the world of wildflowers vividly to life.

Whether you're a botanist, a gardening enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the delicate beauty of wildflowers, this book is a must-have addition to your vintage flowering plant book collection or home library.

Wild Flowers stands out not only for its comprehensive coverage and stunning visual representation of various species but also for its contribution to the appreciation and understanding of wild flora. Its detailed illustrations serve as a valuable reference and a source of inspiration for those interested in the natural world.


  • Author: Homer D. House
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Year: 1942
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 362
  • Dimensions: 12x9x1 inches
  • Condition: Good, with noted cover wear and age spots on the page ends as shown in the photos.

Four Key Features:

  1. Rich Illustration: Features 364 color plates of vintage wildflower illustrations.
  2. Comprehensive Coverage: A wide array of wildflower species are beautifully depicted.
  3. Educational Resource: Ideal for botanists, gardeners, and nature lovers.
  4. Vintage Charm: A precious 1942 edition that adds historical and aesthetic value.

Beyond The Final Page:

Wild Flowers by Homer D. House is more than just a book; it's an invitation to explore and appreciate the untamed beauty of nature's own artistry. Let it guide your discovery of the natural world, inspire your gardening projects, or simply beautify your bookshelf.


This vintage book shows signs of wear consistent with its age. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

Collections: Vintage Nature Books

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