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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon By EDWARD GIBBON
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EDWARD GIBBON Memoirs Gibbon's autobiography was published in 1796, two years after his death, by his friend, Lord Sheffield, under the title "Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq., with... More > Memoirs of His Life and Writings, Composed by Himself." "After completing his history," says Mr. Birrell, "Gibbon had but one thing left him to do in order to discharge his duty to the universe. He had written a magnificent history of the Roman Empire; it remained to write the history of the historian. It is a most studied performance, and may be boldly pronounced perfect. It is our best, and best known, autobiography." That the writing was studied is shown by the fact that six different sketches were left in Gibbon's handwriting, and from all these the published memoirs were selected and put together.< Less
Ironville Polytechnic, and the Gibbon Affair By Arthur Lupton
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The present volume contains an interesting photographic history of education in Ironville. The erection of Ironville Polytechnic Institute was an historic event in the saga of education in our city,... More > and the people and animals associated with its early history were well beloved. Floyd Gibbon was one of Ironville's favorite native-sons and a celebrated bank robber who rose on the social ladder by associating with nobility. His father, Earl Gibbon, was among Ironville's greatest entrepreneurs, and the city's citizens were greatly bereaved when Floyd Gibbon died in a tragic but well-intentioned explosion. Slim MacDonald and Diamond Jim Handy were local legends, and many will be pleased to gaze upon their images and read of their achievements, as well of those of the other educators, politicians, businesspeople and personalities memorialized in this volume.< Less
Ironville Polytechnic and the Gibbon Affair By Arthur Lupton
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The present volume contains an interesting photographic history of education in Ironville. The erection of Ironville Polytechnic Institute was an historic event in the saga of education in our city,... More > and the people and animals associated with its early history were well beloved. Floyd Gibbon was one of Ironville’s favorite native-sons and a celebrated bank robber who rose on the social ladder by associating with nobility. His father, Earl Gibbon, was among Ironville’s greatest entrepreneurs, and the city’s citizens were greatly bereaved when Floyd Gibbon died in a tragic but well-intentioned explosion. Slim MacDonald and Diamond Jim Handy were local legends, and many will be pleased to gaze upon their images and read of their achievements, as well of those of the other educators, politicians, businesspeople and personalities memorialized in this volume.< Less
Volume 6372, Stanisław Ernest Denhoff --- Stanley Gibbons By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6372, Stanisław Ernest Denhoff---Stanley Gibbons Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6373, Stanley Gibbons catalog --- Stanley Woods By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6373, Stanley Gibbons catalog---Stanley Woods Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) By Edward Gibbon
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Gibbon FRS (/ˈɡɪbən/; 8 May... More > 1737 – 16 January 1794) was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between 1776 and 1788 and is known for the quality and irony of its prose, its use of primary sources, and its open criticism of organized religion.Edward Gibbon was born in 1737, the son of Edward and Judith Gibbon at Lime Grove, in the town of Putney, Surrey. He had six siblings: five brothers and one sister, all of whom died in infancy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Gibbon< Less
Creator of the Stars of Night Orlando Gibbons - Easy Piano Sheet Music By Silver Tonalities
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Early Hymn by Orlando Gibbons for Easy Piano A SilverTonalities Arrangement! Easy Note Style Sheet Music Letter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead!
Beachcomber's Handbook By Euell Gibbons
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This is Euell Gibbons Beachcombers handbook. A classic book about living off the land in Hawaii. A forward by John Gibbons, Euell's grandson.
An Adirondack Guide's Cookbook By John Gibbons
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an Adirondack Guide's Cookbook is an outdoor classic. It has great tips and trips. It is for those who like to cook at hunting camp. This is not a backpacking book it is great story's with great... More > food. John is the grandson of the famous author Euell Gibbons.< Less
0 By Jeff Gibbons
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"Let the drip from the ceiling become and 8 foot hole in the roof and watch the sky" Direct scans of a book of writing, drawing with a typewriter, and a found stamp collection. The... More > writings are typed onto torn out blank pages from other books. The original book is also for sale (contact for inquiry). info (at) jeffgibbons (dot) net< Less