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Pleydell-Bouverie, David 1911-1994

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Works: 264 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 278 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

Thanking him for letting her read something by Decca [Jessica Mitford]; mentioning that she has a note ready for Decca
Brooklyn, to David Pleydell-Bouverie by Marianne Moore( )

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

Saying she admires the book [that he sent her?] immensely; describing some objects she saw at museums while visiting Oregon and Vancouver; mentioning her correspondence with David Wallace [concerning a name for a new Ford model, recently given to the Morgan Library]; mentioning the weather
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( )

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."
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
[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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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)
Dearborn, Mich., to Marianne Moore by David Wallace( )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for her invaluable help; sending new year's greetings
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]
 
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Alternative Names
Bouverie, David

Bouverie, David Pleydell

David Bouverie

David Pleydell-Bouverie

Pleydell Bouverie, David

Languages
English (35)