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Book order from Beatrix Farrand to H. Edwards, June 9, 1948

 
Accession number B:BF 1948.06.09
Alternative title Book order from Beatrix Farrand to H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd., June 9, 1948
Sender
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Order from Beatrix Farrand to H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd., June 9, 1948 wishing to purchase the two volume first edition set, An essay on the picturesque, as compared to the sublime and the beautiful by Uvedale Price, to be sent to Anne Sweeney at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. She acknowledges that each volume is inscribed by the author and volume 1 includes "A Letter to H. [Humphry] Repton, Esq. on the application of the principles as well as the principles of Landscape Gardening to Landscape Painting -----."

Copy of original order. Has typewritten signature, "Mrs. Max Farrand."

Includes pencilled notations at top "Sweeney [notes possibly in shorthand]" and at bottom "Planning Board [in brackets]."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
catalogs (documents)
Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. Essay on the picturesque, as compared to the sublime and the beautiful
Dumbarton Oaks
libraries (institutions)
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818
purchasing
acquisitions
first editions
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)