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Pleydell-Bouverie, David 1911-1994

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Works: 249 works in 253 publications in 1 language and 254 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( )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commenting on the hot weather in Aix; mentioning shared acquaintances including Julia Child and Simca [Simone] Beck; sending him a grocery list of things to buy before she returns to California; discussing plants she lost due to underwatering
Aix-en-Provence, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 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( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giving her opinion of Stella Reichman
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 when she "ever said anything to [his answering] machine that would possibly hurt or offend 'the staff'"; saying she feels she has "adapted [her]self courteously ... to many unexpected relationships with the people [Pleydell-Bouverie] hire[s] to serve" him; noting that she dated her last letter incorrectly (probably MA 4786.118)
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
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
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
Last House [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
Saying that the "Getty Bash for Princess Margaret sounds suitably vulgar and very 'Texas' with 'covered atrium' and so on"; mentioning Janet Flanner, Ronald Blythe, Albert Kahn, Julia and Paul Child, and Norah Barr; discussing the weather; reporting that she went to see Simca [Simone Beck]
Brooklyn, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by Marianne Moore( )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Exulting on the combination of rosemary and lavender in a chest of drawers and thanking him profusely for some crab-apple jelly; briefly describing her travels in California and Chicago that autumn; hoping that he will visit New York soon; mentioning an exhibit of Perrault at the Morgan Library and describing an event for the Grolier and Metropolitan Clubs the night before, which she attended with Thornton Wilder, Robert Frost and others; wondering "But why anyone buys keeps manuscripts I don't know. They are delusion -- written (transcribed) for exhibition or a disreputable mass of errors. A second or authorized version is all one wants; don't you think?"
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
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
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
Telling him that she hopes to bring "two really dear friends to see Last House" and to meet him; discussing the work being done on 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
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
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 the 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
Aix-en-Provence, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Asking him to get her a copy of the May Esquire; mentioning Arnold Gingrich and Truman Capote; discussing a friend who has cancer; noting that she and her sister Norah [Barr] "had a jolly day with Julia and Paul Child"; describing her plans for the rest of the trip and her return home
[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 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 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sending him a clipping; discussing opera singers; describing a rain storm; telling him about her acupuncture treatments
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
Thanking him for a dinner invitation and saying that she and Norah [Barr] "accept it gleefully"; discussing a luncheon served in France in 1905 for the Prince of Wales and her intention to "reconstruct the whole menu"; announcing that a magazine has offered her free passage from NY to Cannes on a ship called the Kungsholm; noting that [Paul] Bocuse and [Craig] Claiborne will also be on the ship
 
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Alternative Names
Bouverie, David
Bouverie, David Pleydell
David Bouverie
David Pleydell-Bouverie
Pleydell Bouverie, David
Languages
English (26)