Item #6940 The Diary of John Evelyn. John Evelyn.
The Diary of John Evelyn

The Diary of John Evelyn. Now first printed in full from the manuscripts belonging to Mr. John Evelyn and edited by E.S. de Beer.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1955. 8vo. 6 volumes, set. First editions. Original navy cloth, gilt. D/ws uniformly tanned and faded (with some staining to volume 5), with tears to the top edges, a small chip to the head of the spine of volume 2 and repairs to the spines of volumes 1, 3 & 6. Near fine in good d/ws. Item #6940

Vol I. Introduction and De Vita Propria; Vol II. Kalendarium 1620-1649; Vol III. Kalendarium 1650-1672; Vol IV. Kalendarium 1673-1689; Vol V. Kalendarium 1690-1706; Vol VI. Additions and corrections, index. A set of the best scholarly edition which took more than twenty years to complete. Uncommon.

Price: £300.00

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