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EHRMAN, J. P. W.. [Drop-head title:] The official papers transferred by pepys to the admiralty by 12 july 1689.

[London]. [s.n.], [1948]. First offprint edition.
Quarto. [1], 256-270pp. Later blue cloth. Light shelf-wear. Spotting to endpapers. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of first page: 'With love - Ehrman'.
The first offprint edition, reprinted from The Mariner's Mirror (Vol. 34, No. 4, October, 1948), of J. P. W. Ehrman's commentary on two lists compiled by Samuel Pepys upon his retirement from the position of Secretary of the Admiralty in mid-1689 detailing the official papers to be transferred to his successor. The lists (now in the National Maritime Museum) are reproduced in the article.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21946