Cambridge University, Magdalene College, Pepys Library
Carlton (William John), 1886-1973, compiler
Bibliotheca Pepysiana : a descriptive catalogue of the Library of Samuel Pepys : Part 4 : Shorthand books : With biographical and bibliographical notes by William J. Carlton
London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1940
(22.5 cm), xvii (1), 124 (2) pp. Publisher’s brown cloth, printed dust jacket. - A catalogue of the stenography books in the Pepysian Library; Pepys was an excellent shorthand reporter, and put it to use in his daily work (not just the great diary). The fourth (and final) volume of the first modern catalogue (the previous volumes had appeared 1914-1923, in editions of “Not more than 500 copies”; the size of the present edition is not stated). ¶ Two short tears in dust jacket; otherwise an excellent, unmarked copy.