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Creator:
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794, author.
Title(s):

Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire : with memoirs of his life and writings / composed by himself ; illustrated from his letters, with occasional notes and narrative, by John Lord Sheffield ; in two volumes.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies (successors to Mr. Cadell,) in the Strand, MDCCXCVI [1796]
Volume 3 : London : Printed for John Murray, 50, Albemarle-Street, 1815.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3476 .A17 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes extracts in French and Latin, with English translation.
Engraved portrait of the author in v. 3 by James Fittler. Engravings in v. 3 by Charles Heath.
The 1796 edition was printed in 2 volumes; v. 3 has imprint: London: printed for John Murray, 1815.
Volume 3 contains the new material added to the second edition, gathered into a separate volume uniform in format with the original two volumes of the 1st ed. See J.E. Norton, A bibliography of ... E. Gibbon, p. 193
Errata leaf following text of v.2.
Advertisement, v.2.
Signatures: *¹ A⁴ a-b⁴ c¹ B-4U⁴ ; A-4Z⁴ *¹ ; *⁴ b² B-4S⁴ 4T² *¹
English short title catalogue, T79696
Norton, J.E. Edward Gibbon, 131, 136
BEIR Im G352 +C796 copy 2: Armorial bookplate of Emo Park Library.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red half morocco and red cloth, with gilt-stamped armorial device at corners. Armorial bookplate: Sans changer. The front endpapers of all 3 volumes include manuscript annotations, in graphite, by an unidentfied hand.
Subject Terms:
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Davies, W. -- Publisher.
Emo Park Library -- Bookplate.
English letters -- 18th century -- Translations, French.
English letters -- 18th century -- Translations, Latin.
English letters -- 18th century.
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794.
Hill, Joanna M. -- Autograph.
Hill, M. D. -- Autograph.
History -- Collected works.
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979 -- Ms. Notes.
Murray, John -- Publisher.
Strahan, A. -- Publisher.
Taylor, Simon -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1796-1815.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Publishers' advertisements.
Contributors:
Fittler, James, 1758-1835, engraver.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Sheffield, John Holroyd, Earl of, 1735-1821, commentator for written text.
Strahan, A. (Andrew), -1831, publisher.
Murray, John, 1778-1843, publisher.
Cadell & Davies, publisher.
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