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THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
W. Strahan and T. Cadell 1782-88. . Mixed Ed. Vols. 1 2 3 New [3rd] Eds. Vol. 4 5 & 6 1st Eds. 6 vols. 4to. Half title present in vols. 2-6. Port. frontis. after Joshua Reynolds, 2 folding maps, single sheet map. Ex.-libris John Hawkesworth, some light browning, handsome contemporary tree calf boards, some wear to corners, sympathetically rebacked with much of original spines laid down, gilt ruling and dec. gilt compartments with gilt lettered title labels to spines. Edward Gibbon (1737–1794), historian. ODNB ‘... In December 1788 Adam Smith congratulated Gibbon on the completion of the great work: ‘by the universal assent of every man of taste and learning … it sets you at the very head of the whole literary tribe at present existing in Europe’...’ Additional postage may be necessary. US$3520
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