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Memoires for my grand-son: PB 315-2003

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Memoires for my grand-son


Author: Evelyn, John
Editor: Keynes, Geoffrey
Publisher: Nonesuch Press
Printer: Johnson, John (printer)
Printer: Oxford University Press



By John Evelyn ; transcribed and furnished with a preface and notes by Geoffrey Keynes.

Printed from the original manuscript now in the possession of Mr. John Evelyn at Wotton.
"Details of how a country gentleman should conduct his life and affairs."--p. xi

Xii, 104 p. ; 15 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Oxford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1926


"Of this the first edition of John Evelyn's 'Memoires for my Grand-son' 1250 copies have been printed for sale in England and America by John Johnson Printer to the University at the Oxford University Press upon French hand-made paper. This is number [in ms] 1087" Bound in limp vellum with yapp edges, blindstamped rules and Evelyn's monogram on both covers, spine lettered in gilt. In slipcase (marbled paper over card).

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 315-2003
Primary reference Number: 96022
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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