San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986.
First Edition Thus. Soft cover. Signed by Author. Fisher, M.F.K. HERE LET US FEAST. A Book of Banquets. Subtitled: An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. Inscribed. Avis DeVoto's Copy. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986. First Edition Thus, revised by the author. Illustrated glossy wrappers. A fine copy. 8vo., 323pp. Inscribed by Fisher in black ink on the ffe.: "For Avis DeVoto / from Mary Francis Kennedy / With love - / MFK Fisher / Glen Ellen / 1986". Laid in is lovely postcard from the Bodleian Library, Oxford: "Dear Avis / This is definitely not as / attractive an edition as / former ones have been, However / here it is. I am / delighted you want it. / Yours / Diana". [There's no indication who Diana is or why this postcard graces this book, but it does]. A Mimi Sheraton Time review also laid in. Fisher's good friend Avis MacVicar DeVoto, [1904 - 1989] was perhaps best known for her friendship with Julia Child & lengthy correspondence tracing the evolution of Volume I of Mastering the Art of French Cooking from its inception to its publication. An excellent copy.
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