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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, esq by Edward Gibbon

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith an essay by William D. Howells
SeriesAutobiography -- [Vol. 6]
ContributionsHowells, William Dean, 1837-1920
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3476 .A82 1905
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., [5]-232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24817165M
LC Control Number05034469
OCLC/WorldCa19373172

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Memoirs of My Life and Writings () is an account of the historian Edward Gibbon's life, compiled after his death by his friend Lord Sheffield from six fragmentary autobiographical works Gibbon wrote during his last years. Lord Sheffield's editing has been praised for its ingenuity and taste, but blamed for its unscholarly aggressiveness. -- Edward Gibbon, Memoirs of My Life After Brexit and my country's own recent crazy election, I was tempted to once again read Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. I first read all 3, pages of Gibbon's fantastic history over five years ago in /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gibbon, Edward, Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, esq. Boston, J.R. Osgood and company, (OCoLC)