“A WORK OF STANDARD IMPORTANCE IN ENGLISH LITERATURE”
PEPYS, Samuel. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys. London, 1825. Two volumes.
First edition of Samuel Pepys’ influential and entertaining diary, with engraved frontispiece portrait of Pepys and 13 other engraved plates, handsomely bound, from the libraries of the London Institution and “Pepys & Company” playwright Jerry D. Melton. $5500.