The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres

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Exemplum of the first printed edition, with Evelyn's autograph signature, motto, lengthy letter to Dr Godolphin, Provost of Eton and Dean of St Pauls, and nearly a hundred autograph corrections and alterations. c.1689.

*EvJ 12: John Evelyn, Instructions concerning Erecting of a Library

The letter first published in Miscellaneous Writings (1825), p. xii. Edited in the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, K.T., ‘Gabriel Naudé and John Evelyn: with some notes on the Mazarinades’, The Library, 4th Ser. 12 (1932), 382-408, where this volume is described with facsimile examples on pp. 393 and 395. Recorded in Keynes, p. 107.

First published (trans. from Gabriel Naudé) in London, 1661. Keynes, pp. 103-8.