Sam Pepys from Walworth

Roose-Evans, James
September 2011
Slightly Foxed;Fall2011, Issue 31, p58
The article focuses on how the author was introduced by the catalogue of book dealer Malcolm Applin to the Cockney bookseller and writer Fred Bason in Walworth, England. It highlights the book of Fred titled "Diaries," which illustrator Nicolas Bentley notes as a record of hope triumphing over poverty, hunger and unemployment. It notes the second selection, edited by L. A. G. Strong, and the third selection, edited by Michael Sadleir, who also give their own description of Fred.


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