Item #323897 Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6...to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas. John Evelyn.
Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6...to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas.
Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6...to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas.
Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6...to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas.

First edition of Evelyn's Diary in Boards

Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6...to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas.

London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1818.

First edition, with half-title. With eight engraved plates, two folding, and one folding chart. 2 vols. 4to (13 x 10 inches). First edition of Evelyn's Diary in Boards. In original drab boards with printed paper spine labels, uncut and with deckle edge, laid into a folding brown cloth case . The boards refurbished at an early date with some minor paper replacement, short split to lower joints and other minor wear,minor foxing, small ink ownership stamps of Lord Clifford, Ugbrooke Library to front blanks Item #323897

A man whose interests ranged from numismatics to gardening--he was the author of the aboriculture classic Sylva, 1664)--, Evelyn (1620-1706) was educated at Balliol, Oxford, held a number of offices under Charles II, and was a prominent member of The Royal Society.His varied interests and activities, and his political participation in the events of the day, make his Diary of particular interest and importance.

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