THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (8 Volumes) A New Edition in Eight Volumes.

GIBBON, Edward
Published by Printed for Longman, Brown, Greeen and Longman in London 1848
SKU: 49210
£750.00
New Edition 8 Volumes. 8vo. hardback bound in full tan calf with raised bands, title labels and decorative gilt to spines. Gilt decoration to board edges. Marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. Each volume approximately 500pp. Vol. I has an engraved frontispiece portrait of Gibbon and Vols. III, IV and VIII each have a large folding map. Each volume features an attractive bookplate, neatly inscribed in ink. Also each volume has the number 937 in felt tip pen to an early blank. Light foxing to prelims and frontispiece, else clean and bright internally. Very slight edgewear else a VERY GOOD, HANDSOMELY BOUND SET.

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