Dear Diary: Some Studies in Self-Interest

By: Dobbs, Brian

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[light browning/soiling to page edges; jacket very mildly wrinkling at top of edge of front panel]. "In this intriguing survey of published diaries, [the author] describes the backgrounds and careers of over fifty men and women who in their journals wrote both for and about themselves, without attempting to present themselves in a favourable light for posterity." Among his subjects are Samuel Pepys, James Boswell, Arnold Bennett, Virginia Woolf, Mary Shelley and Queen Victoria.

Title: Dear Diary: Some Studies in Self-Interest

Author: Dobbs, Brian

Categories: Books and Publishing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Bks/Hamish Hamilton: 1974

ISBN Number: 0-241-89030-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780241890301

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

Seller ID: 8228

Keywords: Diaries Writers Samuel Pepys James Boswell Queen Victoria Virginia Woolf