THE LIFE, JOURNALS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II. INCLUDING A NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE TO TANGIER, deciphered from the short-hand mss. in the Bodleian Library, by the Rev. John Smith, A.M. Now First Published from the Originals. In Two Volumes.

London: Richard Bentley, 1841. First Edition. Full Calf. Two volumes, octavo. Pagination of Volume I begins as page 38, following the engraved portrait and title-page, collating with originals at U Cal and U Wisconsin. Bound in tan calf, ribbed spine with leather labels, double-ruled covers, marbled endpapers and edges. 8.5" x 5.25" Fine. Item #038863

Provenance: On a yellow-coated flyleaf in each volume is written in an old hand--"C.G. Young Esq from R.H. Barkham." On the endpapers of both volumes are the engraved bookplates of William Henry Rossington, along with engraved book labels of Walter W. Colpits and James Murton.

Price: $450.00

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