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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 11, 1949 (1)

 
Accession number B:BF 1949.07.11
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 11, 1949
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses rare books she advises against purchasing for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Center library. These rare books with list price include: No. 23, Francesco Colonna, Hypnerotomachia songe de poliphile; No 81. and No. 82, Guillaume de Lorris, Roman de la rose; No. 353, Lorenzo Berlèse, book on [Iconographie du genre] camellias; and No. 354, Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz, [Collection coloriée des plus belles variétés de] Tulipes .... She also mentions the Pancrace Bessa, Guirlande de Flore; Crispijn van de Passe, Hortus floridus ... ; the books by Jean Baptiste Monnoyer; and the Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, Phytanthoza iconographia.

She mentions that Anne Sweeney has sent her an account for cash spent since July 1948 on subscriptions, periodicals, societies, postcards, prints and postage and requests a check for Anne Sweeney. Beatrix Farrand is busy with writing reports and bulletins and asks Mildred Bliss not to be disappointed if she doesn't receive a list of monographs to purchase quickly.

Written on Beatrix Farrand letterhead for San Marino, California. Address crossed out and Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine typed in.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
libraries (institutions)
Willgoose, Rose, A.
accounts
journals (periodicals)
societies
picture postcards
postcards
prints (visual works)
mailing
acquisition
purchasing
garden clubs
subscription
bibliographies
checks (bank checks)
Harvard University
bulletins
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Arnold Arboretum
letters (correspondence)
Dumbarton Oaks
Guillaume, de Lorris, active 1230. Roman de la rose
Colonna, Francesco, -1527. Hypnerotomachia Poliphile
Passe, Crispijn van de. Hortus floridus.
Bessa, Pancrace, 1772-approximately 1835. Guirlande de flore
Buc’hoz, Pierre-Joseph, 1731-1807. Collection coloriée des plus belles variétés de tulipes qu’on cultive dans les jardins des fleuristes
Berlèse, Lorenzo, 1784-1863. Iconographie du genre camellias
Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm, 1683-1741. Phytanthoza iconographia
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1949.07.11
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 11, 1949
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

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