The Curious World Of Samuel Pepys And John Evelyn

Author: Margaret Willes
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300221398
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Introduction: curiouser and curiouser -- 'The world do not grow old at all' -- Two worlds -- The decade of the diaries -- Prodigious revolutions -- 'Even private families are ... the best of governments' -- Private lives -- 'I do indulge ...

Particular Friends

Author: Samuel Pepys
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843831341
Size: 41.15 MB
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Intriguing insight into the minds of two exceptional men whose contribution to our understanding of 17th-century England is incalculable. SPECTATOR

The Illustrated Pepys

Author: Samuel Pepys
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520051133
Size: 65.21 MB
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The social life and customs of 17th Century England are vividly portrayed in these extracts from the diary of Samuel Pepys.

Reading Matters

Author: Margaret Willes
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This book examines how people acquired and read books from the sixteenth century to the present, focusing on the personal relationships between readers and the volumes they owned.

Samuel Pepys And His Books

Author: Kate Loveman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198732686
Size: 28.27 MB
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Uses Pepys's surviving papers to examine reading practices, book collecting, and the exchange of information in the late 17th century.

Directions For The Gardiner

Author: John Evelyn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199232075
Size: 36.15 MB
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A unique edition of three gardening manuals, Directions for the Gardiner, the Kalendarium Hortense, a monthly guide to the gardening year, and Acetaria, on salad crops and their preparation for the table, this book offers a glimpse into our ...

John Evelyn

Author: John Howard Davies
Publisher: Book Guild Publishing
ISBN: 9781846243301
Size: 60.52 MB
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This invaluable little book provides a summary of the contents of Evelyn's Diary, aimed at those with an interest in the period but unconvinced about tackling the whole work head-on.