The Diary of Samuel Pepys. A New and Complete Transcription Edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Eleven Volumes Including Index. Bell Edition
London: George Bell & Sons Ltd, 1971. Reprint. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). [5000pp.]. Nine volumes of text and footnotes, tenth volume of commentary and eleventh volume of index. Other contributing editors are W. Armstrong, M. Emslie, O. Millar, T. Reddaway. Volume 1:1660, Volume 2: 1661 Volume 3: 1662, Volume 4: 1663, Volume 5: 1664, Volume 6: 1665, Volume7: 1666, Volume 8: 1667 , Volume 9: 1668-9 , Volume 10: Companion, Volume 11: Index. Samuel Pepys (1633 - 1703) Known for writing diaries written in code, he also enjoyed a successful career in public service as naval administrator and Britain's first ever Secretary of the Admiralty, Member of Parliament and President of the Royal Society. His diary ranges from private remarks about his wife and mistresses to detailed observations of events in 17th-century England, such as the Fire of London in 1666.. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Some chipping and tears to jackets. Some tape repairs to dust jackets.Dust jacket spines creased .
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