Author: Curtan, Patricia & Will Powers
Title: Aid & Comfort. The Artists Portfolio
Place Published: San Francisco
Date Published: 1987
Four preliminary leaves and 23 letterpress broadsides. 10 color prints. Loose in folding paper portfolio, as issued. One of 500 copies. First and only edition.
Recipes, writings, and illustrations of food, finely printed. Produced by a group of San Francisco restaurateurs to raise money for people fighting AIDS. Restaurants include: Campton Place, Chez Panisse, China Moon Cafe, Fleur de Lys, Fog City Diner, Fournou‘s Ovens, Greens at Fort Mason, Hayes Street Grill, The Mandarin, Pierre at Le Meridien, Rosalie‘s, Square One, Stars, and Zuni Cafe. Authors include: Marion Cunningham, Diana Kennedy, Gerald Asher, James Beard, M. F. K. Fisher, Richard Olney, Angelo Pellegrini, and Calvin Trillin. Artists include: Elmer Bischoff, Christopher Brown, Squeak Carnwath, Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Hudson, Oliver Jackson, Deborah Oropallo, Irene Pijoan, Wayne Thiebaud, William Wiley. Scarce.