The Diary of a Country Parson

By: WOODFORDE, James; HUGHES, David (selected & edited by)

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First Folio Society edition. A beautifully produced copy of the parson's diary, which he kept from 1759 through 1802 and which provides a good idea of English life in this period. Entries selected, and with an introduction, by David Hughes. With engraved illustrations throughout by Ian Stephens. Includes a section of brief biographies at rear of volume. --- Bound in quarter navy cloth, with marbled paper-covered boards. Titling gilt-stamped on red spine blocks. Publisher's red topstain and red endpapers. Volume housed in grey paper-covered slipcase. --- With soiling to navy cloth and previous owner's sticker affixed to verso of front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, clean, crisp copy. Slipcase with pencilings and a little rubbing; is intact and functional. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 445 pages

Title: The Diary of a Country Parson

Author Name: WOODFORDE, James; HUGHES, David (selected & edited by)

Categories: >>England, UK and UK History, >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir,

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 77165