1831 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY BY YOUNG DANISH BOY ON HOLIDAY/BUYING TRIP IN DENMARK

By: UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG DANISH MAN

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ABOUT 7 1/4" X 4 1/2". ABOUT 30 HANDWRITTEN PAGES. CARDBOARD COVERS ARE ORIGINAL, BUT CLOTH SPINE IS IN SUCH EXCELLENT CONDITION WE BELIEVE IT MAY BE A REPLACEMENT. A LITTLE BIT OF INK STAINING ON COVER AND PAGE CORNERS. ALMANAC IN DANISH, PRINTED IN COPENHAGEN, IS BOUND WITHIN. THE UNIDENTIFIED WRITER OF THE DIARY APPEARS TO BE A YOUNG DANISH MAN WHO IS WRITING IN ENGLISH - PERHAPS LIVING ELSEWHERE HE RETURNS TO THE HOME COUNTRY TO PURCHASE SUPPLIES AS HE SEEMS TO BE ENGAGED IN BUYING WHEAT, BARLEY, OATS, RAPESEED, ETC. FOR A FAMILY BUSINESS WHICH APPEARS TO BE A BREWERY. THE WEATHER, PRICES OF CROPS, POLITICAL NEWS, FANCY BALLS, GIRLS, ETC. ARE DISCUSSED. VARIOUS PLACES/EVENTS ARE MENTIONED; THE ISLANDS, WARS BETWEEN FRANCE, BELGIUM, HOLLAND, RUSSIA, POLAND AND BATTLES ARE MENTIONED AS WELL. VERY WELL WRITTEN AND MOST INTERESTING PERSPECTIVE COMING FROM A YOUNG DANISH MAN IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND WITH OPINIONS AND COMMENTARY ON EUROPE OF THE DAY.

Title: 1831 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY BY YOUNG DANISH BOY ON HOLIDAY/BUYING TRIP IN DENMARK

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED YOUNG DANISH MAN

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Diary,

Publisher: DENMARK, 1831

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 000106

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