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THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS M.A. F.R.S. Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty COMPLETE TEN VOLUMES [ 10 Vols ]
GEORGE BELL & SONS, LONDON 1893 - Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decs. to spine, 225 x 155mm approx. Top edges gilt. 10 vols complete.I-VIII + Pepsyiana & Index. Title continues :- Transcribed from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian library Magdalene College Cambridge by the Rev. Mynors Bright M.A. late fellow and president of the college. With Lord Braybrooke's notes edited with additions by Henry B.Wheatley F.S.A. The set was published over the period 1893 to 1899 and originally announced as comprising 8 vols but the publisher's issued two supplementary vols being Pepysiana and Index. Publisher's promotional flyer for the extended vols loosely laid in to vol VIII. The set offered by us are largely all publisher's presentation copies to; and all bearing the bookplate to the front paste downs of; Adolphus William Ward Master of Peterhouse and joint author of the History of Cambridge with later book plates of Cynthia and Sir John Barnes (same family). The later being the late British Ambassador to the Netherlands and previously Israel.All illustrations, maps, pedigrees as called for. Also loosely laid in are menu and toast list for dinner at Magdalene College Cambridge Feb 23rd 1905 with other subject related ephemera. Good (Mild to moderate shelf wear/soiling to boards. Occasional pencil highlight marks to margins and notes also in pencil to blanks/made end papers. Crack to front end paper of vol I - probably due to laid in ephemera. No other binding defects. Some tissue guards browned with occassional foxing to margins and some light ingression of dust to top edges). Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale. Additional postage will need be sought for shipping overseas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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