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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS!(FIRST EDITION!)Non Leather COMPLETE Set (1892

DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS!(FIRST EDITION!)Non Leather COMPLETE Set (1892

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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS!(FIRST EDITION!)Non Leather COMPLETE Set (1892

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THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS!
Complete in 18 volumes.Printed in 1892-1899.


THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS M.A., F.R.S.
Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty. For the First Time Fully 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 EXTENSIVE ADDITIONS, by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A. With NEW CONTENT APPEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME.

This being the FIRST TIME PEPYS' DIARY HAS APPEARED IN IT'S ENTIRETY, for the first time fully transcribed from the original manuscript (as stated on the title pages, and in the preface).

Wheatley Limited Numbered Edition.
For the First Time Fully Transcribed from the shorthand manuscript inthe Pepysian Library, Edited with extensive additions by Henry B. Wheatley.
Printed on laid paper, with Japanese vellum used for frontispiece and title page of each volume.

Bound in the original library style cloth bindings. Top edge gilded.
These are large books.Measuring 8.5 inches tall.
Complete in 18-volumes, with volume 18 containing the general index. Gilded title pages.
Printed on quality paper.Wide margins.
The top edges are gilded.The C.C. Brainard Publishing Co.,
Boston and New York. Copyrighted 1892-1899.
No dates are printed on the title page. First Edition Thus (i.e. by this publisher).
Frontis with facsimile autograph of Wheatley below his portrait.

CONDITION: VERY GOOD, FINE internally. Hinges fully attached and sound. Still tightly bound. Printed on thick quality paper that will last. Rag style paper. Wide margins. Slight general rubbing, only some wear to the labels, as shown in the pictures. Clean, bright interior. About free of foxing. Small early dealer sticker and writing in pencil, else free of previous signs of ownership. A gorgeous library set.

Edition de Luxe. This collection of the Works of Samuel Pepys, M.A.,F.R.S., was printed for subscribers only, and is limited to just one thousand sets.

Each volume contains a frontis protected by tissue, a HAND COLORED title page, and several full page engraved plates. This set also contains a preface and a general index. Complete.

This would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any library. Antiquarian books make a great investment, are only going up in value, and are sure to increase the aura of any room or office!

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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS!(FIRST EDITION!)Non Leather COMPLETE Set (1892
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