The Diary of Samuel Pepys Samuel Pepys, R. C. Latham, W. Matthews

Everyday low prices, plus 3.99 shipping. Click for details.
The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Quality Paperback

Product Dimensions:
8.53 X 5.40 X 0.80"
Shipping Weight:
0.96 lbs
Pages:
267
ISBN:
9780004990224
Publisher:
HarperCollins
File Size:
Release Date:
February 26, 2010
 
Pricing Policy
Returns Policy
Shipping Information
 

Price: $9.99 $7.47
Save: $2.52 (25%)

This product ships in 24 hours

Available formats:

  • Paperback
  • Ebook

The second volume of the complete Diary of Samuel Pepys in its most authoritative and acclaimed edition. This complete edition of the Diary of Samuel Pepys comprises eleven volumes -- nine volumes of text and footnotes (with an introduction of 120 pages in Volume I), a tenth volume of commentary (The Companion) and an eleventh volume of Index. Each of the first eight volumes contains one whole calendar year of the diary, from January to December. The ninth volume runs from January 1668 to May 1669. The Diary was first published in abbreviated form in 1825. A succession of new editions, re-issues and selections, published in the Victorian era, made the Diary one of the best-known books, and Pepys one of the best-known figures, of English history. But in none of these versions -- not even in the Wheatley, which for long stood as the standard edition -- was there a reliable, still less a full text, and in none of them was there a commentary with any claim to completeness. This edition was in preparation for many years, and remains the first in which the entire Diary is printed and in which an attempt has been made at systematic comment on it. The primary aim of the principal editors w

Contributors

Samuel Pepys FRS (/ˈpps/ PEP-ISS; 23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy.

Biography & Autobiography Bestsellers

  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
close

Save up to

40% off

List Price

On Daily Deals

Plus 4.99 Flat Rate
Shipping

Award Winner

Quality Paperback price:

Release date:

ISBN:

Publisher:

Available formats: