New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Fisher, M. F. K. A CONSIDERABLE TOWN. Signed with TLS. New York: Knopf, 1978. First edition. 8vo., 208pp. Quarter gilt stamped blue cloth over blue paper covered boards. Map endpapers of the port of Marseille [from 1702]. Neatly signed by Fisher on the title page. Laid in is a 1 page TLS dated October 20th, 1978, Bouverie Ranch, Glen Ellen, CA. addressed to Madelon Hambro, thanking her for notifying Knopf of the Bowery notice. "I really owe you much more than thanks. . . / Sincerely / M.F.K. Fisher". With original mailing envelope. In fine condition. "one of America's greatest prose writers "celebrates Marseille: Its glory and wickedness, past and present; its life, its legends, its mystery." - from the dustwrapper. A fine fresh copy in like dustwrapper. Lovely example.
Item #31665 Price: US$750.00