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GIBBON, Edward.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell. -1789 1777 - 6 vols. 4to. (29 x 22.5 cm). As issued with half-titles to vols. 2-6 and errata leaves in vols 2, 3 and 6 (the latter covering vols 4, 5 & 6). Bound in contemporary tree calf, nicely rebacked to style. Spines with raised bands, gilt rules and decorative devices, red labels, ex-libris General George Michell with his engraved armorial bookplates and ownership inscription to title pages. Contents generally fresh and clean. A handsome set. Engraved portrait frontis and three maps. Vol.I is Third Edition the remainder all First Editions [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB
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