Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, RevolutionRegular price £29.95
‘A beautiful book, richly illustrated' - Mature Times
A beautifully illustrated book about the famous diarist, Samuel Pepys which provides an intriguing portrait of the late Stuart Age
This book, which supports a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, explores the public and personal worlds of the famous diarist, Samuel Pepys (1633-1703). Pepys lived through one of the most exciting and troubled times in British history and was witness to the Great Plague, the Fire of London, the raid of the Dutch fleet in the river Medway and the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688.
With an introduction by Claire Tomalin, Pepys’s award-winning biographer, engaging essays on a range of key topics, and illustrated throughout with a rich variety of paintings, engravings and objects, Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution provides an intriguing portrait of the late Stuart Age.Recommended for students and lovers of British history.
- Author: Margarette Lincoln, Deputy Director at Royal Museums Greenwich
- Hardcover: 224 pages | 260 colour illustrations
- Date published: November 2015
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-0500518144
- Product Dimensions: 29 x 25.4 x 3 cm