Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College: Supplementary Series II Collections 1 [Hardback]

C.S. Knighton(Editor)

ISBN: 9781843844860 | Published by: D.S. Brewer | Series: Catalogue of Pepys Library Supplementary Series | Volume: 2 | Year of Publication: 2018 | 525p, H11.75 x W8.25, 2 color. 36 b/w.
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Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College


Samuel Pepys's unique collection of 3000 books has been, as he directed, preserved intact at his old Cambridge college since 1724. Its various facets were not widely appreciated until the publication between 1978 and 1994 of a complete catalogue under the editorship of Robert Latham. The present volume presents a detailed conspectus of the Collections, pamphlets bound up as books. There are five such 'collections' in the Pepys Library, which are catalogued only as volumes containing a number of items on the same subject. This is a full listing of the pamphlets, tracts and other material in each of these bound collections, information which is otherwise unavailable except in the library's own archive. The collections are Maritime, Political and Religious in the present volume. Those entitled Popular, Dramatic, Shorthand, Almanacs and General will be in the second volume.

Table of Contents

Section I: Maritime
1077-1080: Sea Tracts
1399: Naval Pamphlets
Section II: Religious
1179-1186: Sermons Polemical
1187-1189: Liturgick Controversies
1528: Sermons on the Death of Queen Mary
1689-1698: Convocation Pamphlets
Section III: Political
2137: Parliamentary Votes & Papers
2249-2255: Narratives & Tryals

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