The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

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Turner & Hayden, 1846 - 381 pages

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Contents

Account and Anecdotes of his Family
7
The South Sea Scheme
15
Mr Gibbons Birth c 24
26
Mr Gibbon is entered at Westminster School
36
The Author enters Magdalen College Oxford
40
The Authors first attempt at writing History
55
The Author removes to Lausanne
71
The Authors account of the Books he read
81
Mr Gibbon publishes his first Work
115
The Author resumes his Studies
136
CHAPTER XVII
158
Mr Gibbon commences a Periodical
177
Mr Gibbon engages in Politics
204
The Author visits Sheffield
224
Death of Mr Deyverdun
235
Narrative continued by Lord Sheffield
245

The Authors Tour in Switzerland
91
Mademoiselle Curchodafterwards Madame Necker
98
Letters from Edward Gibbon Esq to Lord Sheffield and others
297

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