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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Memoirs.

EVELYN (John).

EVELYN (John).

Memoirs. Comprising his Diary, from 1641 to 1705-6 and a Selection of his Familiar Letters. Edited by William Bray, Esq.

Lithograph frontispiece.

8vo. [183 x 122 x 35 mm]. 783, [1] pp. Contemporary binding of vellum over boards, the covers with a gilt double fillet border and Eton College arms block at the centre, smooth spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second on a blue label and at the foot, the other panels with a smaller version of the Eton arms, marbled endleaves, red edges.
London: [by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. for] Frederick Warne and Co, [c.1885].

A fine copy in an Eton prize binding, with a printed label completed in manuscript awarding the book to Lionel William Headlam in 1887 and signed by the Head Master Edmond Warre.

Stock no. ebc3775

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