THE ACCOUNT BOOKS OF BENJAMIN MILDMAY, EARL FITZWALTER. A. C. Edwards.
THE ACCOUNT BOOKS OF BENJAMIN MILDMAY, EARL FITZWALTER

THE ACCOUNT BOOKS OF BENJAMIN MILDMAY, EARL FITZWALTER

London and New York: Regency Press, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Edwards on the half-title. Fitzwalter's highly personalized account books "readily illuminate the life of a nobleman and his dependents in the second quarter of the 18th century: how he rebuilt his country house; how his town house was run; how he travelled; how he managed his financial affairs. Those interested in specific Georgian topics will find plenty on furniture, clothing, medical matters, pictures and books." Frontispiece, with four illustrations. Octavo. Original glossy boards; issued without a dust jacket. The contents are sagging a bit. Some very light sun fading along the spine, with minor bumping to the lower corners; else about very good. Very good. Item #70361

Price: $25.00

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