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    Samuel Pepys. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F. R. S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II. Comprising His Diary from 1659 to 1669... and a Selection from his Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard Lord Braybrooke. London: Henry Colburn, 1825. First edition. Two quarto volumes. [4], xlii, 498, [2], xlix [index], [1, blank]; [4], 311, [1, blank] pages. Engraved frontispieces and eleven engraved plates, one folding. Contemporary half green leather over marbled paper-covered boards, spines five raised bands, compartments lettered or decoratively stamped in gilt; page edges stained red; marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed with light wear to edges. Text-block bright and clean with occasional touches of foxing and offsetting to text opposite plates. Very good. Grolier, 100 English, 75. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.

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