The Resource The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire / : by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire / : by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]

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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire / : by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire /
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by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]
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Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
Uk-ES
Citation location within source
  • T78356
  • 20
  • 942
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Norton
  • Rothschild
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1737-1794
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Gibbon, Edward
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1715-1785
  • 1742-1802
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  • Ley, Jacob
  • Strahan, William
  • Cadell, T.
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  • Rome
  • Byzantine Empire
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire / : by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]
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According to both Norton and to Rothschild, vol. 1 was issued in two states. In this copy the pecularities of format, printing, and publication ascribed to the first edition, second state of vol. 1 are all present. In particular, leaves X4, a4, and b2 are not cancelled. Vol. 2 of this copy is, however, taken from the second edition. See both bibliographies for further detail on the publication history of the various editions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Extent
1 online resource (6 v.
Form of item
online
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in 19th century tree marbled sheepskin with spines that are panelled in gilt and have both green and red leather labels affixed. All pastedowns are of marbled papers. A bookplate reading, "Jacob Ley, student of Ch. Ch. and Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene, Oxford" is present on the front pastedowns. The errata leaf in volume 1 is wanting.
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illustrations, maps, portraits)
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remote
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire / : by Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; volume the first[-sixth]
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Publication
Note
According to both Norton and to Rothschild, vol. 1 was issued in two states. In this copy the pecularities of format, printing, and publication ascribed to the first edition, second state of vol. 1 are all present. In particular, leaves X4, a4, and b2 are not cancelled. Vol. 2 of this copy is, however, taken from the second edition. See both bibliographies for further detail on the publication history of the various editions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Extent
1 online resource (6 v.
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in 19th century tree marbled sheepskin with spines that are panelled in gilt and have both green and red leather labels affixed. All pastedowns are of marbled papers. A bookplate reading, "Jacob Ley, student of Ch. Ch. and Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene, Oxford" is present on the front pastedowns. The errata leaf in volume 1 is wanting.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits)
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remote

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