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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
London: John Murray,, 1862. With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. Edited, with additional notes, by William Smith. 8 volumes, octavo (217 × 131 mm). Contemporary full calf by Maclehose of Glasgow, richly gilt spines, red and green twin labels, pale brown numbering roundels, gilt roll tool border on sides, marbled edges & endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Gibbon, 12 engraved folding maps (some hand-coloured), 2 other maps. Simple contemporary book label of James Clerk. A few light abrasions to covers, scattered foxing. A most attractively bound library set in the edition of the classical and biblical scholar Sir William Smith (1813-1893), first published in 1854-55.
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