THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Edward Gibbon.

THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.

8 Volumes.

  • London, England: John Murray, 1855.
  • 8vo.
  • half leather, cloth, five raised bands on spine, marbled edges
  • variously paginated

Price: $350.00  other currencies

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Preface by editors William Smith and Dean Milman, author's preface, advertisement to the first octavo edition, preface to the fourth volume of the original quarto edition, memoir of the author's life and writings, comments on the last illness and death of Gibbon. Each volume with table of contents. Foldout maps. Frontispiect portrait of Gibbon in Volume I. General index follows text in Volume VIII. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Covers and spine of Volume I separated. Back cover of Volume III separated.