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The Resource The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII]

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII]

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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Title
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Statement of responsibility
By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII]
Title variation
Decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Illustrator
Printer
Printer of plates
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 6381
  • 8518
Citation source
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1737-1794
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibbon, Edward
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG311
LC item number
.G44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1778-1866
  • 1772?-1847
  • 1723-1792
  • 1773-1846
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carr, Robert
  • Mesier, Peter A.
  • Reynolds, Joshua
  • Lawson, Alexander
  • Brown, Frederick
  • Birch and Small
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gibbon, Edward
  • Gibbon, Edward
  • Rome
  • Byzantine Empire
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII]
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Publication
Note
  • Maps engraved by Alexander Lawson. Frontispiece portrait of Gibbon (v. 1) signed: Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engrav'd by A. Lawson. Printed by F. Brown
  • In some copies v. 2 has a variant imprint: Philadelphia: Published by William Y. Birch & Abraham Small, no. 37, South Second Street, and P.A. Mesier, New-York. Printed by Robert Carr. 1804
  • Imprint date of v. 6-8 varies: 1805
  • "Printed by Robert Carr, no. 10, Church-Alley."--Colophons, v. 1-3. "Printed by Robert Carr."--colophons, v. 4-8
  • Vol. 1: xv, [1], 444 p. [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: vii, [1], 435, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 3: vii, [1], 480 p.; v. 4: viii, 496 p.; v. 5: x, 481, [1] p.; v. 6: vii, [1], 468 p.; v. 7: ix, [1], 488 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 8: vii, [1], 283, [1], lxiv, 130, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates. Last pages of v. 2, 5 blank
  • Errors in paging: v. 2, p. 297 misnumbered 279; v. 6, p. 285-287, 458 misnumbered 485-487, 548; v. 7, p. 389 misnumbered 889; v. 8, p. 235, lv misnumbered 335, xlv. In some copies of v. 1, p. 327 is misnumbered 237
  • "General index."--V. 8, lxiv p., 3rd count
  • "Memoirs of the life and writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq. Composed by himself."--V. 8, 130 p., 4th count
  • Publishers' advertisement, v. 8, [2] p. at end
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn191261504
Dimensions
22 cm (8vo in 4s)
Extent
8 v.
Lccn
05008486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
3 maps, 1 port.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l05008486
  • (OCoLC)191261504
Label
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII]
Link
Publication
Note
  • Maps engraved by Alexander Lawson. Frontispiece portrait of Gibbon (v. 1) signed: Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engrav'd by A. Lawson. Printed by F. Brown
  • In some copies v. 2 has a variant imprint: Philadelphia: Published by William Y. Birch & Abraham Small, no. 37, South Second Street, and P.A. Mesier, New-York. Printed by Robert Carr. 1804
  • Imprint date of v. 6-8 varies: 1805
  • "Printed by Robert Carr, no. 10, Church-Alley."--Colophons, v. 1-3. "Printed by Robert Carr."--colophons, v. 4-8
  • Vol. 1: xv, [1], 444 p. [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: vii, [1], 435, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 3: vii, [1], 480 p.; v. 4: viii, 496 p.; v. 5: x, 481, [1] p.; v. 6: vii, [1], 468 p.; v. 7: ix, [1], 488 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 8: vii, [1], 283, [1], lxiv, 130, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates. Last pages of v. 2, 5 blank
  • Errors in paging: v. 2, p. 297 misnumbered 279; v. 6, p. 285-287, 458 misnumbered 485-487, 548; v. 7, p. 389 misnumbered 889; v. 8, p. 235, lv misnumbered 335, xlv. In some copies of v. 1, p. 327 is misnumbered 237
  • "General index."--V. 8, lxiv p., 3rd count
  • "Memoirs of the life and writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq. Composed by himself."--V. 8, 130 p., 4th count
  • Publishers' advertisement, v. 8, [2] p. at end
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn191261504
Dimensions
22 cm (8vo in 4s)
Extent
8 v.
Lccn
05008486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
3 maps, 1 port.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l05008486
  • (OCoLC)191261504

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