Miscellaneous works

TitleMiscellaneous works
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1796
AuthorsGibbon, E
Other CitationAbbey sale at Sotheby's 20 June 1967 lot 1870
BindingBound in half red goatskin gilt, with unusually shaped corners incorporating stamps 1 and 2 in gold
NotesWith five pages of notes by Beckford in pencil on the flyleaves. Beckford bought Gibbon's library from his widow
Beckford, William (1759 - 1844) (Stamp 1)
Crest A heron's head erased holding in its beak a fish (Beckford) Motto DE DIEU TOUT
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