Letter from Edward Gibbon to Mr Becket
Letter from Edward Gibbon, historian, to Mr Becket, bookseller, concerning orders of books.
- Creation: 2 Jul 1761
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 27 (fol. 2)]
MS. Eng. lett. b. 27 (fol. 2)
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12356
Letter from Edward Gibbon, historian, to Mr Becket, bookseller
Biographical / Historical
Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) was a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by the Library via Hofmann & Freeman, Sotheby's, 22 Jun 1976, lot 42.
- Letter from Edward Gibbon to Mr Becket
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