File NLW MS 23854A. - Augustus John diary,

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NLW MS 23854A.


Augustus John diary,


  • 1923 / (Creation)

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x, 198 ff. (ff. 90 verso-148, 178 verso-197 verso blank) ;135 x 110 mm.'Boudoir' pocket diary, limp red roan covers with marbled end-papers.Lower cover damaged by heat; spine repaired at NLW.Lower cover damaged by heat; spine repaired at NLW

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Appointments diary of Augustus John, 1923, containing brief entries and a few memoranda.
The entries cover the period 1 January-28 June, 23 October-21 December 1923 (ff. 1-90, 148 verso-178) and includes his trip to America (mainly to New York), April-June 1923 (ff. 47 verso-90).

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Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23854A). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 6213117. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23854A) : Lower cap torn, Central area of back cover scratched resulting in loss of leather. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23854A). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 6213117. Date: 20040116. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23854A) : Tail cap repaired, attached lettered label to spine. Institution: WlAbNL.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23854A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23854A; $q - Lower cover damaged by heat; spine repaired at NLW.