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William Bray
Diary of John Evelyn 1818 1st Edition WILLIAM BRAY Memoirs of Life & Writings
London: 1818. Overall condition is Very Good. See description for full details and photos. Memoirs, Illustrative of The Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the 'Sylvia' &c. &c. Comprising his Diary, From the Year 1641 to 1705-6, and a Selection of his Familiar Letters. To Which is Subjoined, The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and his Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas, whilst His Majesty was in Scotland, 1641, and at other times during the Civil War; also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the Time of King Charles I. and the Usurpation. By William Bray London:Henry Colburn1818 (1st Edition) Approx Size: 9.75 x 12 inches (25 x 31 cms) Hardback. Large 4to. [2], [1], vi-ix, [1], [2] (list of plates and errata), ix-xxxii, 620 + viii, [4], 366, [2], 335 printed pages Complete in two volumes. Full leather bindings, expertly rebacked. New spines have five raised bands, leather title and volume labels and gilt ruled compartments, triple gilt fillet to boards, single fillet to board edges, double fillet to turn-ins, marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Marking and a couple of tears to leather on boards. Excellent solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Foxing to plates, text has some occasional spots but is otherwise very clean throughout. Engraved armorial bookplate to front endpapers (Robert Portal). Complete with all 8 plates (2 of them folding) and the fold out Pedigree. Second issue of first edition with three additional plates of Wotton Church (dated … [Click Below for Full Description]
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