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The Carrington Diary ( 1797 - 1810 ) by W. Branch-Johnson - First American edition  - 1963 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 17869)

The Carrington Diary ( 1797 - 1810 )

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The Carrington Diary ( 1797 - 1810 )

by W. Branch-Johnson

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New York: Archer House, 1963. First American edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 1st American edition (first published in Britain in 1956); foreword by the Marquess of Salisbury. 8vo, light blue boards, 184 pages, 8 b/w plates, biographical index to diary entries. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD- jacket: book has little wear, an owner label on fep; jacket has small chips and tears to top edge, sunning to front panel, a sunned spine with a few faint spots, a 1" closed tear at spine gutter and another large closed tear on rear panel that has been taped, in protective mylar. The diary of John Carrington, a working farmer in the early 19th century, of Bacon's Farm in the village of Bramfield. Carrington was also the Overseer of the Poor and Surveyor of Highways, Tax Assessor and Collector for Bramfield and Chief Constable of a number of parishes - he wrote his diary entries on any scraps of paper at hand - I wonder he had time left for farming.

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Bookseller
Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17869
Title
The Carrington Diary ( 1797 - 1810 )
Author
W. Branch-Johnson
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG+
Jacket condition
VG-
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First American edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Archer House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1963
Keywords
GREAT BRITAIN, HISTORY, DIARIES, BIOGRAPHY
Bookseller catalogs
Great Britain; Biography / Autobiography;

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