Scottish and Irish Diaries: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century - Baron Arthur Ponsonby 1927 - Methuen & Co. Ltd., London - First Edition A finely bound work. In addition to notes and extracts for the major diarists, Ponsonby provides a detailed introduction, and notes on minor Scottish and Irish Diarists, chronological lists of both. Those he considers major diarists include Sir Walter Scott, Lord Cockburn, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Richard Boyle, John Wilson Crocker, Swift, Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, Tom Moore, and John Mitchel, among others.

Arthur Ponsonby, first Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871-1946), was an English politician, writer and peace campaigner. He was born in Windsor Castle, the youngest son of Queen Victoria's private secretary. - Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  Provenance: David Fyfe Anderson (1904-88), Scottish surgeon, with his name dated 1951 to front free endpaper.

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  Bound by Bayntun Rivière in three quarter green morrocco over cloth, spine titled and blocked in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.   Condition: Very good, some foxing to outer edge of pages and foredge, in near fine binding with uniform sunning to spine.   Ref: 107059   Price: HK$ 1,000