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Our #econespresso #quoteoftheday is from historian Edward Gibbon / via @TheEconomist

"Another damned fat book, Mr Gibbon? Scribble, scribble, scribble, eh Mr Gibbon?" (attributed to King George III) Happy 275th birthday, Mr Edward Gibbon, author of "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" and most prominent historian of the Age of Enlightenment

Lady Diana Beauclerk, caricature of Edward Gibbon, c.1770, pen drawing, British Museum, London. Photo: by courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum

Wedgwood Solid Blue Jasper Portrait Medallion of Edward Gibbon | Sale Number 2222, Lot Number 225 | Skinner Auctioneers

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Antique 1879 Gibbon's History of Rome 5 Vol by Edward Gibbon Milman NYC HC Books | eBay

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE 6 Volume Set, Edward Gibbon Franklin Library rare books

Edward Gibbon sur notre Prophète 3aleyhi salat w Salam.