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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, July 14, 1948

 
Accession number B:BF 1948.07.14
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, July 14, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses the heavy investment in purchasing [Johann Wilhelm Wei[n]man[n]'s, Phytanthoza Iconographia and offers [John] Gerarde's, [The] herbal[l] or General historie of plantes, [John] Parkinson's Paradisi in Sole [paradisus terrestris] as better recommended books to purchase. Sent with the letter was a report from Dorothy St. John Manks on the Weiman book. Report no longer with this letter. Beatrix Farrand suggests lodging arrangements for Anne Sweeney's upcoming visit to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Letter on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead and hand signed by her.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
purchasing
acquisition
Manks, Dorothy St. John, 1896-
Strout, Alice W.
lodging houses
Gerard, John, 1545-1612. Herball
Parkinson, John, 1567-1650. Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris
letters (correspondence)
Shillaber, Caroline, 1908-
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.)