Samuel Gibbs d.1725

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Samuel GIBBS or GIBBES d.1725

Biographical Note

Gentleman of Great Horkesley, Essex.


Gibbs' will makes no reference to his books, which were sold at retail sale in London from 3 March 1726. The sale was advertised in the Daily Courant and the Daily Post. The sale was described as "a large and curious collection of books" .


  • Will of Samuel Gibbs, Gentleman of Great Horkesley, Essex, The National Archives PROB 11/601/382.
  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
  • Catalogus librorum in omni genere literaturæ præstantium: being a catalogue of the library of the Late Learned Samuel Gibbes Esq; Of Horsley in Essex..., [London, 1726] ESTC T65040.