The Diary of a Country Parson: the Reverend James Woodforde
WOODFORDE, Rev. James
BRIGHT, CLEAN XL SET IN DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Clarendon Press Oxford, 
Stock code: 42971
5 vols., 8vo., with 5 frontispieces, 22 plates and large folding map, tops lightly dust-doiled; black cloth, gilt backs, dustwrapper of first volume laminated to boards else a very good, bright, clean working set in unclipped dustwrapper.
SOLD FROM AN INSTITUTION WITH ITS STAMP AND LABEL ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPERS. Woodforde's account includes Oxford and the Somerset Curacies 1758-1776 and thereafter his residence in the Norfolk village of Weston Longeville. The set comprises Vol. I: 1758-1781; Vol. II: 1782-87; Vol. III: 1788-92; Vol. IV: 1793-1796; Vol. V: 1797-1802. Beresford's definitive edition was first published in five volumes between 1924 and 1931. This is the first complete re-issue. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE. Cordeaux & Merry 158; Darroch & Taylor 3369; Pargellis & Medley 671.