The Art of Eating: The Collected Gastronomical Works of M.F.K. Fisher.

“First we eat, then we do everything else”: M.F.K. Fisher's Classic Work The Art of Eating; Signed by Her

The Art of Eating: The Collected Gastronomical Works of M.F.K. Fisher.

FISHER, M.F.K.

$975.00

Item Number: 97972

Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1954.

Early printing of Fisher’s classic work. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by M.F.K. Fisher on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Ellen Raskin. Photograph by Man Ray. With an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Rare and desirable signed by M.F.K. Fisher.

"How wonderful to have here in my hands the essence of M.F.K. Fisher, whose wit and fulsome opinions on food and those who produce it, comment upon it, and consume it are as apt today as they were several decades ago, when she composed them. Why did she choose food and hunger she was asked, and she replied, 'When I write about hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth, and the love of it . . . and then the warmth and richness and fine reality of hunger satisfied.' This is the stuff we need to hear, and to hear again and again" (Julia Child).

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