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Memoirs, illustrative of the life and writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F. R. S. author of the "Sylva," &c. &c. : comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters : to which is subjoined, The private correspondence between King Charles I. and his secretary of state, Sir Edward Nicholas, whilst His Majesty was in Scotland, 1641, and at other times during the Civil War; also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, ambassador to the court of France, in the time of King Charles I. and the usurpation : the whole now first published, from the original mss. in two volumes /
edited by William Bray, Esq. Fellow and Treasurer of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
imprint
London : Printed for Henry Colburn ..., and sold by John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill, 1818.
description
2 volumes : folded genealogical table, folded map, illustrations (1 folded), portraits ; 29 cm. (4to)
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imprint
London : Printed for Henry Colburn ..., and sold by John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill, 1818.
general note
The folded illustration is engraved by John Scott after an illustration by Edwd. Duncumb.
The folded map is engraved by H. Mutlow.
The portraits are engraved by T. Bragge, H. Meyer, John Scott and Philip Audinet after drawings by R. NanteĆ¼il (3), P. Lely and Sir G. Kneller.
local note
Victoria University Library copy (CRRS RARE) has armorial bookplate of Sir James R. Fergusson, Bart. of Spitalhaugh on front paste-down of volume 1; volume 2 lacks back cover board.
catalogue key
3887589
 
Gift to Victoria University Library (CRRS RARE). Hoeniger, David. 2017/04/12.
Gift to Victoria University Library. Brandeis, Robert C. 2010/08/09.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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