Title: Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and ...
Publisher: Henry Colburn, London
Publication Date: 1819
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Second edition.
Full calf, ornate border stamped in blind and gilt on boards, rebacked, with gilt-stamped lettering in spine label in second and third compartments (5 raised bands); complete set of 2 volumes, 4to (295x227mm); pp. xxviii, 671; v, , 336; plus 12 plates. Boards scuffed, and a bit chipped along the edges. John Evelyn, FRS (1620-1706) was an English writer, gardener and diarist. His memoirs are largely contemporaneous with those of the other noted diarist of the time, Samuel Pepys, and cast considerable light on the art, culture and politics of the time (the deaths of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, the last Great Plague of London, and the Great Fire of London in 1666). Bookseller Inventory # D12304
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