As They Were by M.F.K. Fisher

As They Were by M.F.K. Fisher

175.00

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1982. Hardcover. First Edition. 261 Pages. 22 x 15 cm. Signed/Presentation - "for Portia Bell Hume from MFK Fisher, Glenn Ellen, 1982 and Marietta (Vorhees) with respectful good wishes from Mary Frances and Charlie." The words "Marietta" and "Charlie" are not in MFK's hand. Portia Bell Hume, Psychiatrist, was a pioneer in developing community mental health and instrumental in the writing and passage of California's Short-Doyle Act in 1957, which seeks to encourage the treatment of psychiatric disorders in a patients home community. Book and interior crisp and clean, dust wrapper (illustrations by Judith Clancy) price clipped with 2 cm closed tear. Orig. cream boards, cream cloth spine, title in gilt. Fine, in very good dust wrapper.

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