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John Evelyn

Living for Ingenuity

by Gillian Darley

  • 339 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • British Isles,
  • Historical - British,
  • Literary,
  • Authors, English,
  • Biography,
  • Diarists,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • Gardeners,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10319211M
    ISBN 100300112270
    ISBN 109780300112276

    The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is not a history of human intimacy so much as an intimate history of the late 17th century, and is . The Diary of John Evelyn by John Evelyn starting at $ The Diary of John Evelyn has 13 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).

    Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens John Evelyn. Edited by John E. Ingram. pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 86 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ A volume in the series Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture "An extraordinary artefact."—Leo Carey, TLS"This book will give any attentive reader hours of delight. John Evelyn's Diary. Author: Evelyn, John; Francis, Philip (Ed.). Title: John Evelyn's Diary. pages. No dust jacket, Folio edition with slipcase. Grey folio case over blue boards. Bright clean pages with firm Rating: % positive.

    Hitherto John Evelyn has principally been known from his Diary. The Archive allows him to be seen in his true milieu, that of the community of seventeenth century intellectuals who aimed to establish a major programme of scientific and technological development, linked with social and economic progress. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2). It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally.


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John Evelyn, (born Oct. 31,Wotton, Surrey, Eng.—died Feb. 27,Wotton), English country gentleman, author of some 30 books on the fine arts, forestry, and religious Diary, kept all his life, is considered an invaluable source of information on the social, cultural, religious, and political life of 17th-century England.

Son of a wealthy landowner, after studying. John Evelyn was an English writer, gardener and diarist. Evelyn's diaries or Memoirs are largely contemporaneous with those of the other noted diarist of the time, Samuel Pepys, and cast considerable light on the art, culture and politics of the time (he witnessed the deaths of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, the last Great Plague of London, and John Evelyn book Great Fire of London in )/5.

"The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn" is a biography of both Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn.

The author quoted from their diaries and personal correspondence, but she generally summarized what was said (probably because that's easier to read and understand).Cited by: 1.

The Diary of John Evelyn () is one of the principal literary sources for life and manners in the English seventeenth century. Evelyn was one of an influential group of men which included Wren, Pepys and Boyle; a founding member of the Royal Society, he was also a friend of John Evelyn book II, a Commissioner for sick seamen and prisoners of war during the Dutch Wars, a prime Cited by: Sylva, or A Discourse of Forest-Trees and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions by the English writer John Evelyn was first presented in as a paper to the Royal was published as a book two years later inand is recognised as one of the most influential texts on forestry ever published.

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Among the prose writers of the second half of the seventeenth century John Evelyn holds a very distinguished position. The age of the Restoration and the Revolution is indeed rich in many names that have won for themselves an enduring place in the history of English literature. John Evelyn has books on Goodreads with ratings.

John Evelyn’s most popular book is The Diary of John Evelyn. Evelyn was buried in the Dormitory adjoining Wotton Church. On a white marble, covering a tomb shaped like a coffin, raised about three feet above the floor, is inscribed: Here lies the Body of John Evelyn, Esq., of this place, second son of Richard Evelyn, Esq.; who having serv'd the Publick in several employments, of which that.

John Evelyn. English diarist. Birthplace: Wotton, Surrey, England Location of death: Wotton, Surrey, England Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, St. English diarist, born at Wotton House, near Dorking, Surrey, on the 31st of October He was the younger son of Richard Evelyn, who owned large estates in the county, and Born: Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.

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John Evelyn, the English diarist of the seventeenth century, was the son of Richard Evelyn, J.P., the local squire and High Sheriff of the Wotton County, Surrey. He kept a retinue of servants: hospitality was regarded as a pleasure and a duty, and Richard Evelyn, rich, pious, cultured, and affable, kept open house throughout the year.

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John Evelyn () is best remembered for Sylva - his magnum opus - and his Diary. Alongside Pepys' diary, Evelyn's is as well known now as anything else written in their time. A connoisseur of architecture, painting, music, coins, and sermons, Evelyn was renowned for his practical knowledge on horticulture and arboriculture, and he was one of the original Fellows of.

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Willes's book is a 'must' for anyone interested in people, or London, or the growth of society after the King returned."—Liza Picard, author of Restoration London.