Synopses & Reviews
The primary aim of the principal editors was to see that the Diary was presented in a manner suitable to the historical and literary importance of its contents. At the same time they had in mind the interests of the wide public of English-speaking people to whom the diarist himself, rather than the importance of what he wrote, is what matters.
A comprehensive edition of Samuel Pepys's diary transcripted by Robert Latham and William Matthews. An introduction to the diarist and the diary is included.