The Diary of an Invalid; being the Journal of a Tour in Pursuit of Health; in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France in the Years 1817, 1818, and 1819.

London: John Murray, 1822.

Price: $200.00

About the item

Third edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Three-quarter morocco over patterned boards. Extremities rubbed, lower hinge of Vol. II starting, spine labels chipped or missing. Very Good. Previous owner’s stamp.

Item #57639

A very popular work at the time of publication, this went through several editions. The author, the year following its publication was appointed advocate-fiscal to Ceylon, a position which he maintained until 1827 when he became a judge. He died in Ceylon in 1828.