GIBBON, Edward (1737-1794). Miscellaneous Works. London: A. Strahan, T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, 1796.
2 volumes, 4° (300 x 230mm). With cancels U* and 4K4 in vols.I and II respectively. Silhouette portrait of Gibbon in vol.I, largely unopened. Original grey-drab paper-covered boards, oatmeal-coloured paper backstrips with paper letterpress labels, endpapers in vol.II watermarked 1794, uncut, modern cloth boxes.
AN IMMACULATE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. A third volume was printed by Murray in 1815, comprising material "printed for the first time in the second edition... and... printed in 4to to make a volume uniform with the two 4to volumes of the first edition" (Norton p.207). Norton 131; Rothschild I. 948. (2)