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 Bodlian Library, by the Rev. John Smith, A.M., Decipherer of "Pepys's Memoirs." Now First Published from the Originals. Samuel PEPYS, John SMITH.

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 Bodlian Library, by the Rev. John Smith, A.M., Decipherer of "Pepys's Memoirs." Now First Published from the Originals.

London: Richard Bentley, 1841. [Letters] FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. Octavo (24 x 16cm), pp.[4] 37-456; pp.[4]; 367; [1]. With a frontispiece engraving of the author to volume I. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spines and blind decoration to boards. All edges untrimmed, later endpapers. Some spotting but generally clean. cloth a little worn to joints, chipping to spine ends, corners bumped. Very good. Following the first publication of Pepys's Diaries in 1825, Smith went on to publish this interesting collection of letters. Item #53992

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