[A diary for 1836 used as a notebook.]
8vo, full morocco but covered with vellum; paginated to 208 but ending on 26th December, other pages excised, many other pages added, both stitched and loose. Some wear.
A collection of clippings and manuscript notes covering news items, poetry, quotations from Shakespeare, gardening tips and other useful facts. Of particular interest are: a working manuscript volvelle showing world time zones, including Port Jackson, Canton & Monterey; and three indentures for maritime apprenticeships.
[Ref: 33209] £250.00