Condition: Covers show wear and some darkening with age. Corners lightly rubbed. Rear hinge slightly cracked showing a little netting but binding is intact.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: This book is the reproduced diary of English author and intellectual Thomas de Quincey best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. The diary covers the spring of 1803 when de Quincy was 18 and is a gathering of stray thoughts, jottings, phrases, and whatnot.
The diary here has been reproduced in both the script form of the handwriting with all its marks, underlinings and cross-outs. The diary is also printed in text for easy reading.