The Art of Eating

The Art of Eating

1,250.00

Fisher, M.F.K. With an Introduction by W.H. Auden. London: Faber and Faber, 1963. First U.K. Edition. 578 pages. This tome includes 4 complete books: Consider The Oyster, Serve It Forth, The Gastronomical Me, and An Alphabet For Gourmets. A fantastic copy inscribed by Fisher to a pair of famous cookbook collectors: "For Lucille and Walter Fillin, MFK Fisher, Glen Ellen, 1981 (with love from Mary Frances)". Bookplate of Lucille Fillin. Lucille and Walter Fillin, to whom this copy is inscribed, compiled one of the premiere collections of cookery books over the course of their lifetimes, focusing on the areas of American gastronomy and books by women. The Fillins were friends of MFK and corresponded frequently. Minor chips at head and tail of spine dust wrapper. Orig. red boards. Very good, in very good dust wrapper. Hardcover. 

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