Enter the life and remarkable times of the lovable Samuel Pepys. Born in London in 1633, the son of a tailor, he began keeping a diary on January 1, 1660, and continued for nine years, faithfully recording the rich and varied details of 17th-century London life. This is one of the most celebrated journals of all time, read by renowned actor and ...Read MoreEnter the life and remarkable times of the lovable Samuel Pepys. Born in London in 1633, the son of a tailor, he began keeping a diary on January 1, 1660, and continued for nine years, faithfully recording the rich and varied details of 17th-century London life. This is one of the most celebrated journals of all time, read by renowned actor and director Kenneth Branagh. 6 casssettes.Read Less
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good. Audio Book 6 AUDIO CASSETTES, tested for your satisfaction for a worthwhile set, in the inner original printed box. This order will ship in a new cloth drawstring gift bag. Some shelf wear and edge wear to the box. The audio cassettes are in individual slots, protected and clear sounding. Enjoy this worthwhile audio production.
Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear, lightly scuffed and scratched, corners are gently bumped and rubbed, lightly shelf worn, overall a very clean used first edition! Gray boards with red lettering and a picture on the front cover. 220 unmarked and uncreased pages in Part 1 nicely enhanced by black and white illustrations. Part II is unpaginated (approx. 50 pages) also illustrated in black and white. "The nearest thing to mind reading is to read the Diary of Samuel Pepys, which he wrote in shorthand and a code of his own devising, not expecting it to be read by any other person. The famous Diary records his deeds and thoughts with complete frankness. Pepys had no secrets from himself, hence none from his Diary which covers the period January 1, 1660 to May 31, 1669, at which time he was forced to discontinue writing because of failing eyesight. He did not become blind as he expected when the Diary ends...."
Green faux-leather cloth cover with gilt titling and gilt bordering. Good condition book. Light tan to pages. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
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