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A delicious obsession : collecting the works of MFK Fisher : a centenary show of books, periodicals & ephemera from the collection of Randall Tarpey-Schwed : on exhibition, September 8-October 27, 2008 / The Book Club of California.

Other Title:
Collecting the works of MFK Fisher
MFK Fisher, a delicious obsession
Publication:
San Francisco, California : The Book Club of California, [2008] , ©2008
Series:
Keepsake series (Book Club of California) ; 2008.
Keepsake / The Book Club of California ; 2008
Format/Description:
Book
1 folded sheet ([8] panels) : color illustrations ; 48 x 58 cm, folded to 24 x 15 cm + 1 folded sheet ([4] panels ; 26 cm)
Subjects:
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992 -- Bibliography.
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992 -- Exhibitions.
Book Club of California -- Exhibitions.
Tarpey-Schwed, Randall -- Library.
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992.
Book Club of California.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Cooks -- United States -- Biography.
Gastronomy -- Bibliography.
Women food writers -- United States -- Biography.
Authors, American.
Cooks.
Gastronomy.
Libraries.
Women food writers.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Bibliography.
Biographies.
Exhibition catalogs.
Private press books (Printing)
Printing in multiple colors (Printing)
Keepsakes.
Place of Publication:
United States California San Francisco.
Summary:
Broadside and checklist from an exhibition featuring the collection of Randall Tarpey-Schwed. Exhibition held Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 2008. Includes brief biography of author, MFK Fisher.
Contents:
Selected works [from the collection of Randall Tarpey-Schwed]
A thing shared / MFK Fisher
Autobiography & biography : channeling MFK Fisher / Joan Reardon.
Notes:
Title from front panel of sheet when folded.
In a cream-colored portfolio with title: MFK Fisher, a delicious obsession.
Includes reprint of "A thing shared 1918" by M.F.K. Fisher from The art of eating.
"Created for the enjoyment of the members of The Book Club of California in 2008, this keepsake was produced by: Kathleen Burch, design & typography; Patricia Curtan, linoleum block illustrations; Patrick Reagh, letterpress printing: broadside; John Sullivan, letterpress printing: insert & wrapper"--Colophon to "Autobiography & biography."
Local notes:
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy has manuscript note ("C1470 O") in pencil on title panel of "Autobiography & biography".
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2017.
Penn Provenance:
McKittrick, Bruce (donor) (RBC copy)
Vilain, Jean-François, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2008
Contributor:
Tarpey-Schwed, Randall, writer of supplementary textual content.
Burch, Kathleen, book designer.
Curtan, Patricia, illustrator.
Reagh, Patrick, printer.
Sullivan, John (John Decker), printer.
Book Club of California, issuing body, publisher.
Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992. Thing shared.
Reardon, Joan, 1930- Autobiography & biography, channeling MFK Fisher.
Autobiography & biography : channeling MFK Fisher.
Autobiography and biography : channellng MFK Fisher.
OCLC:
319534598
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