Interior of Mr. Pepys' Library.[Ink above image:] Pepys' Diary.
London, Henry Colburn, 1854.
Engraving. 121 x 190mm. 4¾ x 7½". Tear and damage to lower right-hand corner. Trimmed.
The library of the diarist and Naval administrator Samuel Pepys, for whom the first free-standing bookcase was supposedly built in 1666. A view of the his library here at the Yorks Buildings, Westminster, London.
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