John Loveday of Caversham 1711-1789: Life and Tours of an Eighteenth-Century Onlooker.
Herself a Loveday, Markham uses diaries and correspondence from this intelligent observer to provide delightful vignettes and consuming details, from the arrival of the Young Pretender in Manchester to the cost of removing snails from the garden at Caversham. Includes an appendix of lists of works of art that Loveday recorded when he visited country houses and other buildings. Maps and thorough index included. Michael Russell, Salisbury. 1984. Hb, dj. USED. $22.00