Benjamin Lynde Diaries 1880 rare leather book privately published Mass. Bay ColonyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Diaries of Benjamin Lynde and of Benjamin Lynde, Jr. With an Appendix.
Published 1880, Boston. Privately printed.
Period half leather binding. Raised bands, spine gilt decorated and lettered,. marbled covers and end papers, top edge gilt. Joints and corner extremities scuffed. Binding remains tight and sound.
Lovely antiquarian book, tight and sound, any age flaws to binding easy to forgive or overlook.
The collected and published diaries of Benjamin Lynde and his son. The Lynde family were prominent jurists in pre-Revolutionary New England. Both Benjamin and his son served as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court. A fascinating look into daily life of colonial New England.
Book measures: 9" H X 6 1/4" W.