The Library of Edward Gibbon

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St Paul"s Bibliographies , (Godalming)
Gibbon, Edward, -- 1737-1794 -- Lib
Statementedited and introduced by Geoffrey Keynes Kt.
ContributionsKeynes, Geoffrey, Sir, 1887-1982.
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LC ClassificationsZ997.G443
The Physical Object
Pagination293p.,(11)p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL22216387M
ISBN 100906795028

This Modern Library eBook edition collects all three volumes of Edward Gibbon’s towering masterpiece of classical history The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire—complete and unabridged.

Edward Gibbon’s magnum opus narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century/5(64). Author of Gibbon's The decline and fall of the Roman Empire, The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and., The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and Illustrations, Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq.: With Memoirs of His Life and., Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lt, Le journal de Gibbon a Lausanne, 17 août.

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Author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Part 2, UC THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, Historia De La Decadencia Y Caida Del Imperio Romano / The Portable Gibbon, Det romerske The Library of Edward Gibbon book forfald og undergang, A vindication of some passages in the fifteenth and sixteenth chapters of 'The history of the decline andfall of the Roman Empire', The Empire of Rome.

This Modern Library eBook edition collects all three volumes of Edward Gibbon’s towering masterpiece of classical history The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire—complete and unabridged.

Edward Gibbon’s magnum opus narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Edward Gibbon (Gibbon, Edward, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Gibbon, Edward, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Everyman's library edition, 6 volumes; London and Toronto: J. Dent and Sons; New York: E. Dutton, c), ed. by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton (all volumes: page.

Rupert Hard-Davis wrote in THE BOOK COLLECTOR that "Gibbon's Library was duly brought out in one of the worst months in publishing history - April It achieved the splendid record of selling fewer copies than any other book ever published by Cape - under a hundred, I remember - and since most of the unsold stock was soon destroyed by enemy.

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Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged) - Ebook written by Edward Gibbon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged).5/5(5). Edward Gibbon FRS (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ b ən /; 8 May – 16 January ) was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament.

His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between and and is known for the quality and irony of its prose, its use of primary sources, and its polemical criticism of organised : 8 MayPutney, Surrey, England.

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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course.3/5(1).

However, Gibbon’s claim that he wrote the passage before Louis became a king () is a bit suspicious. Appendix 2 of Volume III is also worth noting.

Gibbon’s manuscript has not survived, but two sets of The Decline and Fall in the British Library have extensive marginalia in his own hand. These notes are reproduced here complete and /5(2). Edward Gibbon The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Everyman’s Library, Hardback [–94] 8vo.

6 vols. Based on the edition of J. Bury, – Introductions by Hugh Trevor-Roper, – Complete (almost) notes by Gibbon. Additional notes by Oliphant Smeaton, ; revised by Christopher Dawson, /5(34).

Edward Gibbon. Edward Gibbon (), an English historian and member of Parliament, had little formal education. He went to Oxford, but was forced to leave when he converted to Roman Catholicism. His family then sent him to Lausanne, where he was reconverted to Protestantism.

Gibbon was the supreme historian of the Enlightenment, and is best-known as the author of the monumental The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, often considered the greatest historical work written in English. Edward Gibbon was born in Putney in South London into a prosperous family.

About Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged). This Modern Library eBook edition collects all three volumes of Edward Gibbon’s towering masterpiece of classical history The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire—complete and unabridged.

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About The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 to 6. Edward Gibbon’s classic timeless work of ancient Roman history in 6 volumes collected into 2 box sets, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, by Edward Gibbon. J.B. Bury reprint edition in 7 hardcover volumes.

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ISBN AMS Press, 3, pages. This is the mint condition set that has been in my library for 30+ years.4/5. Online Library of Liberty. liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. Advanced Search. Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol.

1 [] Also in the Library: Subject Area: The other is the Book of the Conquest. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published inand went through six printings.

Volumes II and III were published in ; volumes IV, V, VI in The autobiography of English historian Edward Gibbon () in a compact Everyman's Library edition. This highly-regarded work was edited and completed from correspondence by Gibbon's close associate, Lord Sheffield.

Gibbon is best known for his monumental "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire".Seller Rating: % positive. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six-volume work by the English historian Edward traces Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of I was published in and went through six printings.

Volumes II and III were published in ; volumes IV, V, and VI in –Author: Edward Gibbon. Edward Gibbon (/ˈɡɪbən/; 8 May – 16 January ) was an English historian and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between and The life of Edward Gibbon, esq., with selections from his correspondence, and illustrations Running title: Memoirs of my life and writing.

Also available in digital form. Contributor: Milman, Henry Hart - Gibbon, Edward Date: Genre/Form: Bibliographies Catalogs Bibliography Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keynes, Geoffrey, Library of Edward Gibbon.

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Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire () is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirteen centuries - its rulers, wars and society, and the events that led to its disastrous collapse.5/5(5).

Buy Memoirs of My Life (English Library) Reprint by Gibbon, Edward (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).This book is considered one of the reigning histories of the Roman Empire, and its author, Edward Gibbon, was awarded much praise for his rare insistence .Page 38 - happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus.

The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of virtue and wisdom. The 4/5(3).