REEF POINT GARDENS BULLETIN. by (FARRAND, Beatrix)

REEF POINT GARDENS BULLETIN. by (FARRAND, Beatrix)
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REEF POINT GARDENS BULLETIN.

Bar Harbor, Maine: Max Farrand Memorial Fund, 1946 - 1959 (1963). First collected edition. Reef Point on Mt. Desert Island, Maine, was built for Farrand's family in 1883. The gardens and library were eventually opened to the public, and when her husband died in 1945 Beatrix established the Max Farrand Memorial Fund to expand the activities of the gardens and library. For this organization she wrote and published 16 issues of the Reef Point Gardens Bulletin and included in it a variety of articles on horticulture and natural history, in general, and the gardens and grounds of Reef Point in particular. The Reef Point Garden horticulturist, Amy Magdalene Garland, also contributed articles to the bulletins. The bulletins were collected (together with the unpublished 17th bulletin in which Farrand writes her own memorial) and issued in 1963 as a tribute. 8vo (22.6 x 15 cm); 116 pp. (unpaginated) with numerous text illustrations from photographs and with plans.

Original cloth backed, paper covered boards in original glassine wrapper.

Book ID: 16379
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