Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Volume III, Prints and Drawings. Part ii: Portraits.

(Cambridge): D. S. Brewer, (1994),

First Edition. large octavo, black cloth with gilt decoration. (xxiv), 259pp. D. S. Brewer, Item #15305

In this volume are described the contents of the three albums (2978-2980) which Pepys entitled 'My Collection of Heads in Taille-Douce . . . put together Anno Domini 1700 . . . '. Some 2000 portraits in all, by far the largest number being line-engravings, the rest being mezzotints, etchings and drawings. The volume is not illustrated. Very fine.

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