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The plot against Pepys

by Long, James

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Scott, John, -- 1632-1704.,
  • False imprisonment -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Diarists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-314) and index.

    StatementJames Long and Ben Long.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsLong, Ben.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA447.P4 L66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 322 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16801710M
    ISBN 100571227139
    ISBN 109780571227136
    LC Control Number2008360837

    Book News, Book Reviews, Publishing Industry Aggregator. David Pryce-Jones is the watchman of the Cold War. He is the personification of that haunting and enigmatic passage in Isaiah: “He calleth to me out of Seir, ‘Watchman, what of the night? Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip. This study uses his surviving papers to examine reading practices, collecting, and the exchange of information in the late seventeenth century. Offering the first extensive history of reading during the Restoration, it traces developments in the book trade and news transmission at a time when England was the .

    Title: Plot Against Pepys Author: Ben Long Price: THB It is and England is awash with suspicion. Everywhere - or so it is feared - Catholic agents are . The Diary of Samuel Pepys has been called a literary work like no other. Unlike other diarists of his time, Pepys had no aspirations for publication. This freed him up to paint a frank, uncensored portrait of life in London at the time of the Restoration. .

    Documents about Samuel Pepys () (39 resources in ) Samuel Pepys and his books () Samuel Pepys () () L'oeil de Samuel () The plot against Pepys () The world of Samuel Pepys () Pepys and the Navy () Samuel Pepys . The plot against Pepys New York, Overlook Press, James Long and Ben Long False imprisonment England London History 17th century, Pepys, Samuel, Trials, litigation, etc. Hardcover. 1st. ed. and printing. xiv, p., [8] p. of plates: col. ill.; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean .


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