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Gibbon, Edward
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE Complete in Eight Volumes
London: John Murray, 1887. A new edition with a portrait and maps in 8 volumes. Aprox 400 pp per vol. Fine full leather bindings by H. Sotheran of London in light tan calf, with 5 raised bands, extensive gilt decoration to compartments, title labels to the spines with gilt lettering. Delicate gilt decoration to the dentelles and turn-ins. A little general wear and rubbing to the corners and edges, the hinges are sound. Vol. 8 has a little damage to the spine labels and small patch to the edge of front board only. Contents clean and tight, matching marble endpapers, bright gilt to top of page edges, signed by the previous owner and dated 1902 to the front blank, no inscriptions, all maps coloured except one and present in good order. A very good clean uniform set of this classic work in fine bindings . New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.
Bookseller: Loe Books [United Kingdom]
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