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Edward Gibbon
THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE BY EDWARD GIBBON 1855 Leather Bound Set
London, UK: John Murray, 1855. Very good condition. [GIBBON, EDWARD]. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited, With Additional Notes, by William Smith. With Portrait and Maps. London: John Murray, 1855. Hardcover. Reprint. In eight volumes (complete). Leather-bound. Octavo (220 x 120 mm), pp. [xxxii], 415; [x], 425; [viii], 433; [viii], 410; [viii], 415; [viii], 428; [x], 412; [ix], 434. Finely bound in attractive contemporary full tan calf. Five raised bands. Spines gilt ruled, tooled and lettered, with double morocco title plates. Boards and edges gilt ruled. Turn-ins blind stamped. Marbled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Gibbon. 14 coloured maps throughout the set including: Eastern Part of the Roman Empire and the Western Part; Migrations of the Barbarians; Propontis, Hellespont and Bosphorus; Constantinople; Western Asia, showing the Marches of Julian and Heraclius; Europe in the fifth century; Italy and the Eastern Empire divided into themes; Mahometan Empire; Europe and part of Asia and Africa at the time of Charlemagne; Crusades; Ancient Rome; Environs of Rome. Footnotes. General index to final volume in double columns. Printed by W. Clowes and Sons. Private owner bookplates to front pastedowns. Condition: VERY GOOD. Collated complete. Bindings tight and secure - all hinges intact. Very minor rubbing to a few edges and scuffing to covers. Textblock in remarkably clean condition. Maps nice and complete. A handsome set in excellent condition. Note: The History of the Declin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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