Signed by M.F.K. Fisher
Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets.
Item Number: 3032
New York: Viking Press, 1946.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by M.F.K. Fisher on the title page.
"M.F.K. Fisher is our greatest food writer because she puts food in the mount, the mind and the imagination all at the same time. Beyond the gastronomical bravura, she is a passionate woman; food is her metaphor" (Shana Alexander).
Other Books by this Author
"The Finest Writer on Food"; First Edition of the Authors First Book, Serve It Forth; Signed by M.F.K. Fisher
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper "with good wishes M.F.K. Fisher." Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small closed tears and overall wear. Scarce in this condition and signed.
New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1969.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “MFK Fisher with good wishes always St. Helena 1970.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pierce, 1941.
First edition of this early Fisher work, which deals in the history, preparation and eating of oysters. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the M.F.K. Fisher on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon signed.
“First we eat, then we do everything else”: First Edition of M.F.K. Fisher's Classic Work The Art of Eating; Signed by Her
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1954.
First edition of Fisher’s classic work. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by M.F.K. Fisher on the front free endpaper. Light rubbing to the bottom boards, very good in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the spine crown. Jacket design by Leo Manso. With an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Rare and desirable signed by M.F.K. Fisher.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.
First edition of Plimpton’s classic work on golf. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Great Max another wild effusion- George.” The recipient was Max Steele, who along with Plimpton started The Paris Review. Additionally inscribed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, Max Steele. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Korn. A unique example.
“GOLF IS A GAME THAT IS PLAYED ON A FIVE-INCH COURSE - THE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOUR EARS”: FIRST EDITION OF THE BOBBY JONES STORY; INSCRIBED BY BOBBY JONES
Atlanta: Tupper & Love, 1953.
First edition of this biography on the legendary golfer Bobby Jones. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly inscribed by Bobby Jones on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and darkening to the spine. Rare and desirable signed by Bobby Jones.
"The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead; never let up": First Edition of The Education of a Tennis Player; Inscribed by Rod Laver
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
First edition of the tennis legend’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Rod Laver on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket showing only light wear.
New York: Assouline, 2016.
First edition. Quarto, original boards, over 100 color photographs. Signed by Ken Gross; the photographer George Saitas; the car owner, Jeff Lotman; and the car restorer, Bruce Canepa. Fine in a fine dust jacket with the shipping box.