A Considerable Town, M. F. K. Fisher, 1978, 1st Ed., SIGNED, Fine w/Fine DJ

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Fisher, M. F. K. Alfred A. Knopf, 1978 
English, Fine first edition, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 6," 208 pp.
ISBN: 0394427114 

A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, SIGNED, First Edition, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 6." Blue paper-covered boards backed with beige cloth in a pale yellow paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Black lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers have light fading along the edges, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light rubbing, a tiny stain on front panel, and a few small bumps on back panel, else clean and intact, not price-clipped, protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve, features full page black-and-white photograph of the author with her cat on the backpanel. SIGNED by the author in black ink on a front blank page (recto of the page, "Books by M. F. K. Fisher"): "Sincere good wishes from MFK Fisher, Glen Ellen, '78." 208 pp. A vivid and marvelously entertaining autobiographical account of traveling, researching, and of course, eating in Marseille, France. A singular tome in the lexicon of food and travel writing by one of America's greatest food writers.