THE FOLIO SOCIETYSAMUEL PEPYS DIARY
9 Volumes + The Diary Index and The Diary Companion By Samuel Pepys Binding : Hardcover Publisher: The Folio Society London Date Published: 2003 Description: Limited edition of 1000 of which this is number 430. A handsome complete set of the Diary first published in the nineteenth century, and considered 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. Nine volumes: 1660, 1661, 1662, 1663, 1664, 1665, 1666, 1667, and 1668-69, plus the Diary Index and the Diary Companion . Books quarter bound in brown Nigerian goatskin with marbled paper boards. All edges gilt. Satin ribbon page markers sewn in. Pages Vary. ~ 9 x 5.75" Condition: All books are in fine condition with no interior markings. Appear never to have been read. Bindings are tight.
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