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The Oakes Diaries: Business, Politics and the Family in Bury St Edmunds, 1778-1827, Volume I: Introduction: James Oakes' Diaries, 1778-1800 (Suffolk Records Society, Volume XXXII)

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The Oakes Diaries: Business, Politics and the Family in Bury St Edmunds, 1778-1827, Volume I: Introduction: James Oakes' Diaries, 1778-1800 (Suffolk Records Society, Volume XXXII)

by Oakes, James; Fiske, Jane (editor)

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ISBN 13
9780851152752
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Woodbridge, Suffolk, U.K.: Boydell Press, 1990. This is the first of two volumes of the diaries of a provincial English businessman engaged in textiles, banking, and politics in the late 18th and early 19th centuries; the diaries cover a span of nearly 50 years, and are a reflection of the industry, trade, and banking, the politiccs, and the social life of a relatively stable community in East Anglia; in a book-length introduction, the editor provides the background of the family, the local society, and the local economy, particularly the textile industry; includes a frontispiece portrait of the author, as well as many other illustrations, and genealogical tables of the author's family; survey map of the town in 1776 on the end papers (olive textured cloth with gold lettering, end of spine and one corner slightly bumped; illustrated blue dust jacket has tear on back edge, enclosed in clear mylar cover; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Oakes Diaries: Business, Politics and the Family in Bury St Edmunds, 1778-1827, Volume I: Introduction: James Oakes' Diaries, 1778-1800 (Suffolk Records Society, Volume XXXII)
Author
Oakes, James; Fiske, Jane (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0851152759
ISBN 13
9780851152752
Publisher
Boydell Press
Place of Publication
Woodbridge, Suffolk, U.K.
Date Published
1990
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