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The Joys Of Excess by  Samuel Pepys - Paperback - 5th or later Edition - 2011 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

The Joys Of Excess

by Pepys, Samuel

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


NY: Penguin, 2011. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. Sharp little trade paperback, no flaws to note, newish. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. We assure the buyer that books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, using the strict, traditional standards.*.

As well as being the most celebrated diarist of all time, Samuel Pepys was also a hearty drinker, eater and connoisseur of epicurean delights, who indulged in every pleasure seventeenth-century London had to offer. Whether he is feasting on barrels of oysters, braces of carps, larks' tongues and copious amounts of wine, merrymaking in taverns until the early hours, attending formal dinners with lords and ladies or entertaining guests at home with his young wife, these irresistible selections from Pepys's diaries provide a frank, high- spirited and vivid picture of the joys of over-indulgence - and the side-effects afterwards.




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