"Flowers are the expression of society."
September 9, 2009 8:23 PM   Subscribe

Les Fleurs Animées by JJ Grandville, 1847. Brought to you by the perennial mefite favorite BibliOdyssey (Previously)
posted by hermitosis (9 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Or in other words, peacay does it again.
posted by hermitosis at 8:28 PM on September 9, 2009

Lots more Les Fleurs Animées and Grandville previously.
posted by mediareport at 8:39 PM on September 9, 2009

Hemlock and Water Lily are my favorites.

Grayscale versions of these would make a great coloring book.
posted by Heretic at 8:40 PM on September 9, 2009

Sorry mediareport, I didn't see that you got there first. I understand if this gets deleted, though the spread on BO is way handier in terms of of just gawking at the pretty pictures.

*drinks hemlock*
posted by hermitosis at 8:43 PM on September 9, 2009

*smacks hemlock out of hermitosis' hands*

I hope it doesn't get deleted; I love the guy! Just pointing out that there's lots more Grandville around.
posted by mediareport at 8:52 PM on September 9, 2009

Ah, thanks mediareport!

*checks self into rehab*
posted by hermitosis at 8:54 PM on September 9, 2009

This one has helpful English translations too.

Delightful drawings!
posted by telstar at 3:39 PM on September 10, 2009

god another animée thread who cares about that japanese nerd shit
posted by Optimus Chyme at 8:50 AM on September 11, 2009 [1 favorite]

Ah this was one of my favorite books growing up. Whenever anyone tells me that tulips are their favorite flower, I think of the tulip story and how tulips are weak.
posted by rmless at 12:56 AM on September 12, 2009

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