Bookplate of Edward Gibbon (1737-1794)

Bookplate of the historian and author of The decline and fall of the Roman Empire from a copy of Walter Harte's The history of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, Sirnamed, the Great (1759). See Geoffrey Keynes, The library of Edward Gibbon, 1940, p. 145 for further details.

Donated by Hugh Gatty.