1876 ORIGINAL VICTORIAN GENTLEMAN'S HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT SPORTING DIARY DETAILING A LIFE OF HUNTING, FISHING, HORSE RACING, ROWING AND LUNCH
On offer is an interesting, original 1876 manuscript diary handwritten by an English gentleman living very close to Middenhall in east-central England. The writer details his life of shooting, horse racing, fishing, luncheon engagements, cricket, rowing etc. [once in a while he reads a book] every day from January 1st 1876 to December 30th 1876. He also does a tremendous amount of traveling to and from his entertainments and mentions Epsom, Bose Hill, Cowslip Cottage, Reigate Hall, Crystal Palace, Ascot, Micklelaw, Fakenham, Newmarket plus he usually notes his bad sport days, shooting with Reiss and others. The front hinge of the 6.5 x 4 inch book is cocked slightly forward, several marks to cloth on rear board, some inner hinge wear to front & rear small crack to front cover, no endpapers, couple of margins chipped, light edge wear to cover overall G.; Manuscript; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF, MIDDENHALL, ASCOT, EPSOM, HUNTING, SPORTING, HORSE RACING, BRITISH SPORTSMEN, ENGLAND, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, ARCHIVE, DIARY, DIARIES, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, antiquité, contrat, vélin, document, manuscrit, papier Antike, Brief, Pergament, Dokument, Manuskript, Papier oggetto d'antiquariato, atto, velina, documento, manoscritto, carta antigüedad, hecho, vitela, documento, manuscrito, papel.
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