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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

£450.00 Out Of Stock

Product description

In eight Volumes. By Edward Gibbon, Esq. Printed for T. Cadell; C. and J. Rivington; J. Cuthell etc. Printed in London by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. Quarter leather, with marbled boards. Edges also marbled. Gilt lettering to spine, with four decorative raised bands and embossing between. Edges rubbed, shelf rub to front and back covers, corners bumped. Some tanning to pages and minor foxing to title pages and rear end papers. Overall in very good condition internally, with maps in volumes I, II, III intact although slight tears (as shown in photo) in volume I and II. Volume I frontispiece is a portrait of Edward Gibbons by Sir. J. Reynolds. Volumes VII and VIII show hinge cracking. Volume II shows some dust/dirt fingerprints on back end papers. Prior owner's name inscribed in all volumes: Charles Wardroper, Anno salvatoris nostri 1834.

Item details

Author(s):
Edward Gibbons
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Edition:
1828
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
T. Cadell et al
Title:
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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In eight Volumes. By Edward Gibbon, Esq. Printed for T. Cadell; C. and J. Rivington; J. Cuthell etc. Printed in London by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. Quarter leather, with marbled boards. Edges also marbled. Gilt lettering to spine, with four decorative raised bands and embossing between. Edges rubbed, shelf rub to front and back covers, corners bumped. Some tanning to pages and minor foxing to title pages and rear end papers. Overall in very good condition internally, with maps in volumes I, II, III intact although slight tears (as shown in photo) in volume I and II. Volume I frontispiece is a portrait of Edward Gibbons by Sir. J. Reynolds. Volumes VII and VIII show hinge cracking. Volume II shows some dust/dirt fingerprints on back end papers. Prior owner's name inscribed in all volumes: Charles Wardroper, Anno salvatoris nostri 1834.

Author(s):
Edward Gibbons
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Edition:
1828
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
T. Cadell et al
Title:
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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