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Edward Gibbon; Dean Milman; M. Guizot; William Smith
1862 8vol The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Gibbon Illus Folding Maps
London: John Murray, 1862. Click here to see our other books! The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon; Dean Milman; M. Guizot; William Smith 1862 John Murray : London 9" by 5.5" [3], iv-xxxii, [1], 2-415; [3], iv-x, [1], 2-425; [3], iv-viii, [1], 2-433; [3], iv-viii, [1], 2-410; [3], iv-viii, [1], 2-415; [3], iv-vii, [1], 2-428; [3], iv-x, [1], 2-412; [3], iv-ix, [2], 2-434pp SUMMARY A nice vellum set of Edward Gibbon's influential history of the Roman Empire, illustrated throughout, including with folding maps. Folding Maps,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 10 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 68.99 EU Postage: £ 36.99 European Postage: £ 65.99 Asia Postage: £ 129.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 229.99 DESCRIPTION Complete in eight volumes. In a full vellum binding. 'The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' has become one of the pillars of non-fiction writing since the first volume was published in 1776. Edward Gibbon embarked upon his greatest literary achievement seven years before it was first published, and he stated that he was often frustrated and tempted to throw it away whilst working on it. Gibbon offers a condensed, detailed, and thorough history of the fall of the Roman Empire, covering a period from 98 to 1590. On the journey he also looks at the history of Europe, Christianity, and the Church. Gibbon has been criticised for his flawed interpretations of various Religions, with his scathing view on Christianity leading the book to be banned in several countries upon its publication Vol … [Click Below for Full Description]
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