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The Diary of Samuel Pepys Vol 1-3

£14.99

Product description

This is a set of 3 hardbacks in blue with the title of the side in gold print.

The hardbacks themselves are in good condition these is some bumping around the corners and the top and bottom of the spine.

Originally Published in 1906 by J.M Dent & Sons Ltd.

The books contain the diaries of Samuel Pepys who was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary that Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War, and the Great Fire of London.

Item details

Author(s):
Pepys, Samuel
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12cm x 19cm
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1530
Publisher:
J.M Dent & Sons Ltd
Title:
The Diary of Samuel Pepys Vol 1-3

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About this item

This is a set of 3 hardbacks in blue with the title of the side in gold print.

The hardbacks themselves are in good condition these is some bumping around the corners and the top and bottom of the spine.

Originally Published in 1906 by J.M Dent & Sons Ltd.

The books contain the diaries of Samuel Pepys who was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary that Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War, and the Great Fire of London.

Author(s):
Pepys, Samuel
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12cm x 19cm
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1530
Publisher:
J.M Dent & Sons Ltd
Title:
The Diary of Samuel Pepys Vol 1-3

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