Kay (Richard), 1716-1751

The diary of Richard Kay, 1716-51, of Baldingstone, near Bury, a Lancashire doctor: extracts; edited with a joint introduction and notes by W. Brockbank and F. Kenworthy

Manchester, Published for the Chetham Society, by Manchester University Press, 1968
(22 cm), (8) 179 (1) pp., frontispiece and [2] leaves of plates, folding genealogical tables. Publisher’s cloth binding, dust jacket. - “The Diary is of considerable interest from two points of view. It gives a noteworthy picture of general medical training and practice in the first half of the eighteenth century; at the same time it throws much light on the life and worship of Lancashire Nonconformity in the years that followed the Toleration Act of 1689” (Introduction). ¶ Dust jacket torn, losses; otherwise a good, unmarked copy