The Farington Diary. Vol I. July 13, 1793, to August 24, 1802.

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Edited by James Greig. With photogravure portrait of the author and eighteen other illustrations. Third edition. Farington was a well-known artist of English views. He married into the Walpole family. Farington's diaries cover much that was happening in the art, social, and politcal world. He has opinions or records others' opinions of actors (Mrs Siddons and Mrs Inchbald for example), authors (Johnson, Fanny Burney, many more), and artists (like Hogarth, Gainsborough). He follows Warren Hastings' failed impeachment, discusses the American Revolution, the French Revolution. He goes everywhere, knows everyone. Luckily, there is an index. Discreetly X-library inside the book, numbered on the spine. George H. Doran Company, NY. 1923. USED. $10.00