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The Diary of John Evelyn

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"The Diary of John Evelyn" (1620-1706) is one of the principal literary sources for life and manners in the English seventeenth century.

Evelyn was one of an influential group of men which included Wren, Pepys and Boyle; a founding member of the Royal Society, he was also a friend of Charles II, a Commissioner for sick seamen and prisoners of war during the Dutch Wars, a prime mover behind Chelsea and Greenwich Hospitals, and a prolific author who wrote about architecture, art, arboriculture, fashion, and pollution. In his Diary he recorded the events and experiences of his long and remarkable life; there are also extensive references to his family, including his poignant recollections of the children who predeceased him.

This edition has been based on the only comprehensive and accurate transcription, by E.S. de Beer and is in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
De La Bedoyere, Guy
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843831090
ISBN-13:
9781843831099
Number of pages:
380
Publisher:
Boydell
Title:
The Diary of John Evelyn

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"The Diary of John Evelyn" (1620-1706) is one of the principal literary sources for life and manners in the English seventeenth century.

Evelyn was one of an influential group of men which included Wren, Pepys and Boyle; a founding member of the Royal Society, he was also a friend of Charles II, a Commissioner for sick seamen and prisoners of war during the Dutch Wars, a prime mover behind Chelsea and Greenwich Hospitals, and a prolific author who wrote about architecture, art, arboriculture, fashion, and pollution. In his Diary he recorded the events and experiences of his long and remarkable life; there are also extensive references to his family, including his poignant recollections of the children who predeceased him.

This edition has been based on the only comprehensive and accurate transcription, by E.S. de Beer and is in very good condition.

Author(s):
De La Bedoyere, Guy
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843831090
ISBN-13:
9781843831099
Number of pages:
380
Publisher:
Boydell
Title:
The Diary of John Evelyn

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