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.
See all items in Diaries and Letters, Sets
See all items by John Evelyn