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The Diary of Samuel Pepys By Samuel Pepys
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The Dairy of Samuel Pepys is a historical written by Samuel Pepys. He was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still... More > a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II.< Less
The Dairy of Samuel Pepys By Samuel Pepys
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The Dairy of Samuel Pepys is a historical written by Samuel Pepys. He was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still... More > a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II.< Less
The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Complete) By Samuel Pepys
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Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary. Although Pepys had no maritime experience,... More > he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalization of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary he kept during 1660–1669 was first published in the nineteenth century, and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London. A fascinating inside look into London during the 1660s that brings history to life!< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys [Christmas Summary Classics] By Samuel Pepys
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Samuel Pepys, author of the incomparable "Diary," was born either in London or at Brampton, Huntingdonshire, on February 23, 1632-3, son of John Pepys, a London tailor. By the influence of the Earl of Sandwich, he was entered in the public service. Beginning as a clerk in the Exchequer, he was soon transferred to the Naval Department, and rose to the high office of secretary to the Admiralty.< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys -- Complete 1667 N.S. By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Pepys (/ˈpiːps/ PEEPS) PRS, MP, JP (23 February... More > 1633 – 26 May 1703), was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy.The detailed private diary Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Pepys< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys -- Complete 1661 N.S. By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Pepys (/ˈpiːps/ PEEPS) PRS, MP, JP (23 February... More > 1633 – 26 May 1703), was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy.The detailed private diary Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Pepys< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys -- Complete 1665 N.S. By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Pepys (/ˈpiːps/ PEEPS) PRS, MP, JP (23 February... More > 1633 – 26 May 1703), was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy.The detailed private diary Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Pepys< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys -- Complete 1663 N.S. By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Benjamin Wheatley FSA (1838–1917) was a British... More > author, editor, and indexer. His London Past and Present was described as his most important work and "the standard dictionary of London".He was a posthumous son of Benjamin Wheatley, an auctioneer, and his wife Madalina; the bibliographer Benjamin Robert Wheatley was his brother, and passed on expertise.Wheatley was Assistant Secretary to Royal Society of Arts, 1879-1909; founding member (1903) and President of the Samuel Pepys Club, 1903-1910; Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society, 1908-1910, and its President 1911-1913. In 1909 he was the President of the Sette of Odd Volumes, an English bibliophile dining-club. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_B._Wheatley< Less
Diary of Samuel Pepys -- Complete 1664 N.S. By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Benjamin Wheatley FSA (1838–1917) was a British... More > author, editor, and indexer. His London Past and Present was described as his most important work and "the standard dictionary of London".He was a posthumous son of Benjamin Wheatley, an auctioneer, and his wife Madalina; the bibliographer Benjamin Robert Wheatley was his brother, and passed on expertise.Wheatley was Assistant Secretary to Royal Society of Arts, 1879-1909; founding member (1903) and President of the Samuel Pepys Club, 1903-1910; Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society, 1908-1910, and its President 1911-1913. In 1909 he was the President of the Sette of Odd Volumes, an English bibliophile dining-club. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_B._Wheatley< Less
To Win or to Die: A Tale of the Klondike Gold Craze By Samuel Pepys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less