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Shortly after Gibbon finished his magnum opus on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire he wrote the first draft of his autobiography in 1788. It is an important chronicle of intellectual life in the late 18th century.

The Autobiography of Edward Gibbon (London: Dent, 1911). Introduction by Oliphant Smeaton.

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