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Bunny Mellon

Meryl Gordon

Bunny Mellon

the life of an American style legend

by Meryl Gordon

  • 241 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philanthropists,
  • Gardeners,
  • Women philanthropists,
  • Women gardeners,
  • Upper class women,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMeryl Gordon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.M469122 G67 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 516 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26929978M
    ISBN 101455588741
    ISBN 109781455588749
    LC Control Number2017016493
    OCLC/WorldCa968300192

      In at least of the years she was with us, the recently deceased doyenne of American gardening, Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, had her heart . Bunny Mellon's Jasmine Necklace, Bees Ring and Jellyfish Brooch by Schlumberger from the exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Photo courtesy. Books & Exhibitions Bunny Mellon’s Schlumberger Goes On Display The exhibit includes over jewels and objects. by Marion Fasel.

      Rachel “Bunny” Mellon photographed at a window of her Virginia home for “Vogue” by Horst P. Horst. UPDATE: Netscape billionaire Jim Clark and his Australian model wife Kristy Hinze have bought Bunny Mellon’s New York townhouse for $37 million – Curbed has the goss. UPDATE: The folk at Curbed have photos from Bunny Mellon’s Virginia property, which is now for sale for $ "Bunny Mellon was happiest wielding a pair of garden clippers. Even as a child, Mellon was drawn to landscape design Mellon's ingenious, often underappreciated body of work should be noticed, and this book is a valuable contribution to that end.".

      Over a lifetime — she died in at the age of — Mellon amassed a library of rare garden books. The Oak Spring Garden Library represents a well .   Mr. Lloyd was the son of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, the Listerine fortune heiress who later married Paul Mellon, an art collector and patron, philanthropist and horse breeder. He .


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This is a cradle-to-grave Bunny Mellon book of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon who was already born into privilege through her grandfather (a chemist who invented “Listerine”) and her father (who invented Gillette Razor Company and was the founder of Warner-Lambert)/5().

A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion.4/5.

" The Gardens of Bunny Mellon is part guide--with gorgeous photographs by Roger Foley that could make even the least inclined to go hunting for a trowel--part biography, and part social history. Mellon's passion is apparent throughout."/5(56).

Linda Jane Holden is the author of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon, published October Thomas Lloyd, grandson of Bunny Mellon, is president of the Gerard B. Lambert Foundation which was established by Bunny Mellon to honor her : Linda Holden, Thomas Lloyd, Bryan Huffman. When Bunny Mellon died at age on March 17th, she was the last embodiment of a Gilded Age lifestyle.

Born into money (her grandfather invented Listerine), she married Bunny Mellon book even more money (the Mellon banking and oil fortune) and went on to build, decorate and preside over six luxurious homes in Washington, New York, Paris, Antigua, Cape Cod Author: Meryl Gordon.

A biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a 5/5(1). “Bunny Mellon” was written with the Mellon family’s cooperation, so it’s not steaming with leering conjecture. Mostly, the biography documents unsettling contradictions.

Mellon. For admirers of the inimitable style of "Bunny" Mellon, and the innate design flair that took her—without formal training—to the White House and Versailles, the upcoming book, The Gardens of Bunny.

In an excerpt from her new biography, Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend, Meryl Gordon reveals how the amateur horticulturist created the most famous garden in.

In a biography out this week, Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend, I found the genesis of my mother’s coat, and, as I read the book, I began to.

“He would have been a great president,” Mellon told author Meryl Gordon before her death inaccording to Bunny Mellon: The Life of an.

The book chronicles the life of Bunny Mellon, a woman who was born into money and then married even richer. Her lifestyle reads like fiction, but it's all real. Step aside Kim Kardashian, this woman lived a life of the finer things, but was million times classier and under the radar.

I loved the thoughtful details throughout the book of how Reviews:   "With an eye for telling detail balanced by nuanced understanding, Meryl Gordon explores Bunny Mellon's impeccably designed homes and gardens as well as the marital deceptions, family tragedies, intense friendships, and political intrigues.

A tale of surprising creativity and resilience."―/5(). Recently on Pinterest I stumbled upon the former Cape Cod home of the late Rachel Lambert “Bunny” Mellon, which was redecorated by Kathryn Ireland for its current owners and featured in the May issue of House Beautiful.

The 7, square foot, nine bedroom, nine bathroom home is located on a acre waterfront property in Osterville, Massachusets on a gated peninsula called. BUNNY MELLON A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion.

This is a cradle-to-grave biography of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon who was already born into privilege through her grandfather (a chemist who invented “Listerine”) and her father (who invented Gillette Razor Company and was the founder of Warner-Lambert)/5().

Within these lie 3, rare historical manuscripts and books, some dating from the 15th century, modern reference works, items Bunny began collecting decades ago. Bunny takes a. Bunny Mellon’s celebrated Oak Spring Garden Library comprises a collection of o objects, including rare books, manuscripts, and works of art dating back to the 14th century.

The collection mainly encompasses works relating to horticulture, landscape design, botany, natural history and voyages of. Rachel Lambert Mellon—the American gardening and design idol who died in March at age and was universally known as Bunny—believed that style.

Bunny Mellon, who died in at agewas press-shy during her lifetime. With the co-operation of Bunny Mellon’s family, author Meryl Gordon received access to thousands of pages of her letters, diaries and appointment calendars and has interviewed more than people to capture the spirit of this talented American original.

The story arc of biographies hews naturally to the contours of life, with a subject’s golden years generally making for sedate reading. Bunny Mellon’s tale is the sizzling exception. The book’s juiciest scandal arrives near the end, when, at the age of ninety-five, Mellon took a shine to a North Carolina senator named John Edwards.upcoming book releases.

Septem Garden Secrets of Bunny Mellon. Pre-order. Bunny Mellon Garden Journal. Pre-order. Aug Bunny Mellon Style. In the book The Gardens of Bunny Mellon, author Linda Jane Holden tells how JFK requested that the plants mentioned in Thomas Jefferson’s journals be .