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Pleydell-Bouverie, David 1911-1994

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Works: 247 works in 256 publications in 1 language and 258 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
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( )

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)
Glen Ellen, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by M. F. K Fisher( )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 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!!"
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 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
Views of cock fighting arena, Port au Prince, Haiti (archt Albert Mangones)( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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]
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 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
[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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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?"
 
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Alternative Names
Bouverie, David

Bouverie, David Pleydell

David Bouverie

David Pleydell-Bouverie

Pleydell Bouverie, David

Languages
English (31)