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    Historian Edward Gibbon Document Signed one page, 7.5" x 13", likely Southampton, England, October 23, 1765. Gibbon here becomes indebted to James Scot for 1,000 pounds. Signed in lower margin. Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794) is best remembered for his magnificent History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Small area of marginal loss, some staining. Overall toning as expected, sound paper and in good condition. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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