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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 1, 1949

 
Accession number B:BF 1949.04.01
Alternative title Telegram from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 1, 1949
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence
telegrams

Description

Beatrix Farrand informs Mildred Bliss that the Bernard Quaritch Ltd. (bookseller) estimates for the Sotheby's sale on two books are too high. She asks how much Mildred Bliss wants to pay for Les lilacees by Redoute and Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening by Humphry Repton. Mildred Bliss handwrites how much she wants to pay for these two and other books on the front and back of the telegram.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
purchasing
acquisition
costs
telegrams
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818. Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening
Redouté, Pierre Joseph, 1759-1840. Liliacées
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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