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Pleydell-Bouverie, David 1911-1994

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Works: 262 works in 272 publications in 1 language and 276 library holdings
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Most widely held works about David Pleydell-Bouverie
 
Most widely held works by David Pleydell-Bouverie
Aix-en-Provence, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing a short trip she and her sister Norah [Barr] are taking to Arles and Avignon; mentioning visitors; discussing food
[Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joking that Pleydell-Bouverie is going to miss the brunch seminar about investing in shopping centers; reporting that "last week The National Cranberry Association met" at the Sonoma Mission Inn; saying that she invited three "bright young writers" over for lunch because "The Pink Palace ... was offering them a '509-calorie Gala Thanksgiving' lunch!!"
Last House [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking that he "cut off any more plans for adding a guest house"; telling him that she "stand[s] ready" to "leave at any time upon request"; stating that she will "seek out an alternative" place to live because she "cannot and need not live in an atmosphere of hostility"; saying that she "honestly [had] been thinking that the proposed guest-house would add to the intrinsic value of the Ranch."
Brooklyn, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by Marianne Moore( )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanking him for Dorothea Walker's address; referencing the collection of correspondence between Moore an David Wallace [concerning a name for a new Ford model, recently given to the Morgan Library] and alluding to the appearance of one of her letters (?) in a sale catalogue
St. Helena, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending him a check; describing her efforts to box up her books; reporting that she suddenly realized she already has off-white curtains
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on the weather; discussing a book by Tom Wolfe; mentioning an "explosive squib" by Herb Caen; commenting on her relationship with the employees at the Ranch
Brooklyn, N.Y., to Robert B. Young by Marianne Moore( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Suggesting "Ford Silver Sword" as a potential name (for the car later named Edsel); also suggesting a Hurricane "bird series" (Hurricane Hirundo, Hurricane aquila, Hurricane accipiter)
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on recent storms in California; discussing a movie adaptation of Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby; mentioning [Vladimir] Horowitz; saying that she finds "the acupuncture arduous but worth it"; telling an anecdote about a rooster from her childhood
Last House [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for a story by Jan Morris and noting that she finds the style "effusively feminine"; commenting on the weather and daily life at the Ranch
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him for the New York news; mentioning a party for Margie Foster; noting that she "must have been a great chatterbox once," and "it all goes on still in [her] head. Which occasionally makes [her] feel rather frustrated"; mentioning visits from Marsha Moran, Norah Barr, and her daughter Kennedy
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describing the squirrels who always raise their young in the grove by her house; discussing the weather and flowers; telling him that she is going to Norah Barr's house soon; mentioning her Christmas open house
[Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying, "I wish my voice were stronger because I miss talking with you"; telling him that a bottle of Dom Perignon is waiting for him to come over
The Ranch [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A letter written in the form of a poem about a bath product called Vitabath
Last House [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing the Nature Conservancy; commenting on the weather
[Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing the warm weather; asking if she should pay Pleydell-Bouverie for Michael's services in fixing her kitchen pipes
Last House [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Talking about a carport she added to her house; assuring him that he does not need to worry about the confidentiality of what he writes to her; telling him that she is planning a "bash" on January 10; saying she is glad he is feeling better
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning that Norah [Barr] is coming to lunch; discussing various people who live at the Ranch; describing a visit from "Nikolaas"; wishing him a happy new year
[Last House, Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling him that she misses talking with him and wishes they could be enjoying this beautiful place together; noting that her failing voice makes it difficult to talk with ease; reporting that everyone who comes to Last House talks of its "charm" and "real magic"; saying she considers herself blessed among all women that she is privileged enough to live in Last House
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Apologizing for postponing a rendezvous; sending him a fan letter; saying that she loves him "very dearly."
Last House [Glen Ellen, California], to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending some notes she made after meeing Lucia Davidova; talking about her planned trip to Japan
 
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Alternative Names
Bouverie, David

Bouverie, David Pleydell

David Bouverie

David Pleydell-Bouverie

Pleydell Bouverie, David

Languages
English (33)