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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1948

 
Accession number B:BF 1948.08.04B
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discusses the arrival of the second volume of [Mrs. Jane] Loudon's, [The ladies' flower garden of ornamental] perennials book at Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine and inquires if the second volume has also arrived at Dumbarton Oaks. Beatrix Farrand requests a condition report on the [Johannes] Kip, [Nouveau theatre de la grand Bretagne ...] plates already at Dumbarton Oaks and how much they cost. She has been offered a better copy and mentions it might be a better purchase. Beatrix Farrand is going to write Mildred Bliss immediately regarding the 4 volume [Johannes] Kip set.

Letter on Beatrix Farrand letterhead and handsigned by her.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
cost
purchasing
Dumbarton Oaks
Loudon, Mrs. (Jane), 1807-1858
Kip, Johannes, 1653-1722
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
condition reports
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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