In Victorian England, and in other cultures, flowers were used to convey specific meanings and messages, especially in the coy rituals of courtship. Botanical Inspirations Deck & Book; Book Set brings together the Secret Language of Flowers with the treasured artwork of Pierre-Joseph Redoutí©. Each Botanical Inspirations card features a thoughtful quotation that alludes to the symbolism of the flower. The accompanying guidebook presents inspirational affirmations and narrative vignettes culled from history, mythology, lore and legend. All flowers have stories to tell and lessons to share. This charming gift set include, 44 cards with quotations, 100 page illustrated guidebook, drawstring organza pouch.