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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward GibbonRobert CarrPeter A MesierJoshua Reynolds, SirAlexander LawsonAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia : Published by William Y. Birch & Abraham Small, no. 37, South Second Street. Printed by Robert Carr, 1804-1805.
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Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794.
History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
Philadelphia: : Published by William Y. Birch & Abraham Small, no. 37, South Second Street. Printed by Robert Carr., 1804[-1805]
(OCoLC)656633663
Named Person: Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon; Robert Carr; Peter A Mesier; Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Alexander Lawson; Frederick Brown; Birch and Small,
OCLC Number: 191261504
Notes: 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.
Description: 8 v. : 3 maps, 1 port. ; 22 cm (8vo in 4s)
Other Titles: Decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Responsibility: By Edward Gibbon, Esq. ; In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII].

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