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The Diary of John Evelyn - John Evelyn

The Boydell Press, 2004, Paperback.
Condition: Near Fine.

From the cover: “The diary of John Evelyn (1620-1706) is one of the principal literary sources for life and manners in the English seventeenth century. Evelyn was one of an influential group of men which included Wren, Pepys and Boyle; a founding member of the Royal Society, he was also a friend of Charles II, a Commissioner for sick seamen and prisoners of war during the Dutch Wars, a prime mover behind Chelsea and Greenwich Hospitals, and a prolific author who wrote about architecture, art, arboriculture, fashion, and pollution.”

Size: 8½" x 5½". In the First Person Singular series. 380 pages.