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Published by Bibliographical Society in London .
Written in English

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  • Gibbon, Edward, -- 1737-1794.

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    First published by Jonathan Cape, 1940.

    Statementwith an introduction by Geoffrey Keynes.
    ContributionsKeynes, Geoffrey, Sir, 1887-1982.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14577581M


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