Title Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S., Secretary to the Admirality in the Reigns of Charles II. And James II. Comprising His Diary from 1659 to 1669, Deciphered By the Rev. John Smith, A.B. From the Original Shorthand Ms... Five Vols.
Book Condition Very Good-
Publisher London Henry Colburn 1828
Seller ID 27352
Please note that this is a very heavy item and will require extra postage.; Five vols - each vol: red leather half binding; a little worn, but very intact and bright; binding tight (except Vol I - front joint partially exposed); raised bands on spine; gilt decoation rather rubbed; titling labels on spine missing (faint impressions remain). Red marbled boards, bright. Very occasional spotting to pp, which are generally crisp and supple. Vol 5 is "A Selection from his Private Correspondence", ed Richard Lord Braybrooke. Owner's name in some of the vols. B/w frontispieces and illustrations. Fold-out illustrations. ; 5 1/2" x 8 1/2); lx+376, 451,446, 461, 485 pages