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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 22, 1949 (3)

 
Accession number B:BF 1949.07.22D
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence
telegrams

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.

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
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)