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Uses Pepys's surviving papers to examine reading practices, book collecting, and the exchange of information in the late 17th century.

Title Samuel Pepys and his books : reading, newsgathering, and sociability, 1660-1703 / Kate Loveman.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Oxford : Oxford University Press
Creation Date 2015
Content 'Multitude of books' : patterns of reading in Peyps's diary -- Books, education, and self-advancement -- Pepys and news networks in Restoration London -- Reading history in the Restoration -- 'Books of pleasure' : plays, romances, and novels -- Buying books in Restoration London -- Books, manuscripts, gifts : scholarly and international networks -- 'Notes from discourses touching relition' : religious and scientific enquiry -- Libraries and closets : the uses of a book collection.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-297) and index.
Format xiv, 308 pages : illustrations, plan
24 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN9780198732686 (hardback)
ISBN0198732686 (hardback)
System Number 990038559830205171

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