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The curious world of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

Margaret Willes

The curious world of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

by Margaret Willes

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • Diarists,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • Cabinet officers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret Willes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA447.P4 W62 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 282 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26931913M
    ISBN 100300221398
    ISBN 109780300221398
    LC Control Number2017010612
    OCLC/WorldCa973807837

    Reviews for The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn Two centuries on, this scholarly and readable book brings the two men together again. The result, the biographical equivalent of a buddy film, is both entertaining and unexpectedly revealing about the extraordinary times they lived in. -Andrew Taylor, Times (London) Ms. Willes brings. The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn (Book): Willes, Margaret: "Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn vividly reveal in their diaries and correspondence the world of Restoration England. Now Margaret Willes uses the analogy of a cabinet of curiosities to provide a detailed account not only of the two friends but also of their times.

    The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn von Willes, Margaret beim - ISBN - ISBN - Yale University Press - - SoftcoverFormat: Paperback.   The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn by Margaret Willes Yale University Press, In this exceptiona.

      A fabulously substantial and readable work that roots out the most interesting private and public aspects of two of the foremost diarists of the seventeenth century, The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is a fascinating book about the murky world of the Restoration period, which, at over three centuries in our past shows that some surprisingly . The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. By Margaret Willes. Yale University Press; pages; $ and £ SAMUEL PEPYS and John Evelyn were among the most determinedly inquisitive.


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In lieu of our own review of the book I thought it worth linking to this one, by Mike Paterson. Those connoisseurs of book production Pepys and Evelyn would have handled and read it with pleasure and added it to their own collections. The Rt Revd Lord Chartres is a former Bishop of London.

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The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide). The diarist Samuel Pepys is an iconic figure whose descriptions of daily life in London in the s still strike a remarkably modern note.

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