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Memoires For My Grand-son Transcribed and Furnished with a Preface and Notes by Geoffrey Keynes

By: Evelyn, John

Price: NZ$135.00

Publisher: Oxford, Nonesuch Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7446

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some staining and marking to boards. Some spotting to page margins throughout. Front hinge split along top 2". ; xi, [1], 104 pages. White vellum over card wrappers. Number 1019 of a limited first edition of 1250. Page dimensions: 146mm x 90mm. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall View more info

Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the "Sylva," &c. &c. [Two Volumes (complete)]

By: Evelyn, John; edited by William Bray

Price: NZ$600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Henry Colburn: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4574

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cloth bindings. Rebound. Volume II has faded and worn green cloth boards. Volume I has a faded green cloth spine, but black cloth boards after a second rebinding. Remnant of leather spine labels on cloth spines. 1/4" missing or frayed at spine ends on both volumes. Internally very good. Text leaves clean. Moderate foxing to plates. Hinges broken. Pencil marginalia on rear endpapers. Headbands missing or detached. ; Volume I: xxiii, [1], 620 pages + portrait frontis + 2 plates (1 folding) + 1 genealogical table (folding) + 1 plan of Deptford (folding). Volume II: viii, [4], 366, [1], [1], 3... View more info