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The Diary of Ralph Josselin 1616-1683 edited by Alan MacFarlane OUP 1976 good condition with dustjacket

£75.00

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Publisher: Published for The British Academy by The Oxford University Press, 1976. Hardback, 727 pages, with dustjacket. Includes appendices showing kinship diagrams and maps showing Earls Colne and other places mentioned in the diary. Cover, in green boards with gilt titling to spine is in good condition with a trace of light shelfwear. Internally the book is in clean, tight and bright condition with no tears, creases or significant marks. There are a few neat, light pencil margin notes in places which should erase easily. Light foxing spots to top of page block edge. The dustwrapper, which is price-clipped, is in fair to good condition with a little shelfwear / rubbing to edges and along spine, some chipping at top of spine and a one inch tear at foot of spine plus a small rub mark on top right of front board. A fascinating diary (published here for the first time in its entirety) from the turbulent middle years of the 17thC by Josselin who was vicar of Earls Colne in Essex. 'As well as providing original material for a description of the social characteristics of a previous age, the Diary can claim to be a fuller and more intimate record than any other single surviving source enabling us to probe a long-vanished mental world'.

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Author(s):
Ralph Josselin edited by Alan MacFarlane
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
727
Publisher:
Published for The British Academy by The Oxford University Press, 1976
Title:
The Diary of Ralph Josselin 1616-1683

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Publisher: Published for The British Academy by The Oxford University Press, 1976. Hardback, 727 pages, with dustjacket. Includes appendices showing kinship diagrams and maps showing Earls Colne and other places mentioned in the diary. Cover, in green boards with gilt titling to spine is in good condition with a trace of light shelfwear. Internally the book is in clean, tight and bright condition with no tears, creases or significant marks. There are a few neat, light pencil margin notes in places which should erase easily. Light foxing spots to top of page block edge. The dustwrapper, which is price-clipped, is in fair to good condition with a little shelfwear / rubbing to edges and along spine, some chipping at top of spine and a one inch tear at foot of spine plus a small rub mark on top right of front board. A fascinating diary (published here for the first time in its entirety) from the turbulent middle years of the 17thC by Josselin who was vicar of Earls Colne in Essex. 'As well as providing original material for a description of the social characteristics of a previous age, the Diary can claim to be a fuller and more intimate record than any other single surviving source enabling us to probe a long-vanished mental world'.

Author(s):
Ralph Josselin edited by Alan MacFarlane
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
727
Publisher:
Published for The British Academy by The Oxford University Press, 1976
Title:
The Diary of Ralph Josselin 1616-1683

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