1927 Everybody's Pepys: The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669
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Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
A beautifully bound fourth impression of this edition of Samuel Pepys' diaries, featuring the illustrations of E. H. Shepard, the book illustrator best known for contributions to Winnie-the-Pooh and the Wind in the Willows. This edition is bound in full straight grain morocco by Bumpus.
With illustrated title page and numerous further full plate illustrations from Shephard.
Here edited by O. F. Morshead, Pepys' diaries was kept from 1660 to 1669, and is now considered to be one of the most important primary sources of the English Restoration. Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both Kings Charles II and James II, Pepys' diaries is a brilliant historical resource for the period, noted for their eyewitness accounts of great events, including the Great Plague of London, the Great Fire of London, and the Second Dutch War.
In a full straight grain morocco signed binding. Light fading to back strip, with rubbing to front and rear joint. Boards holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.
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