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Excerpts from the Diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. from the "Mynors Bright" edition


Privately printed for the editor by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, London, 1889, limited edition of 100 copies, of which this no 91. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover , no dustwrapper. Bevelled edges. 9ins x 6.75ins, patterned endpapers, xix, (i), 247pp plus frontis portrait. Gift inscription from the editor, signed with his initials and dated 1895 to the first blank page after the front endpapers. Limitation page signed by the editor. Front hinge cracked but holding. Small indentation to top of front cover. VG.