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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 22, 1949 (3)
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Anne Sweeney
Date Written
1949
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter discusses Caroline Shillaber's opinion for purchasing the book by Pierre Joseph Redouté, Les roses which should include 168 unnumbered plates and measure 13 3/4" x 20 1/2". It mentions a "special large paper edition of 30 plates titled, Couronne des [sic] de roses," is also recommended.

Handwritten notes in pencil along edge of telegram.

Western Union telegram.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1949.07.22D
Details
Work Types
correspondence
telegrams
Subjects
books
rare books
Shillaber, Caroline, 1908-
acquisition
purchasing
Redouté, Pierre-Joseph. Les roses
telegrams
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
La couronne de roses dediée aux dames (Redouté) → as subset of Les Roses
Les roses (Redouté) → Shillaber on quality and characteristics of
Redouté, Pierre-Joseph → Les Roses → Shillaber on quality and characteristics of
La couronne de roses dediée aux dames (Redouté)