The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Complete, Eight Volumes. Edward GIbbon.

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Complete, Eight Volumes.

London: G. Cowie and Co. Poultry, W. Baynes and Son ... 1825. Hardcover. A very nice set, complete in 8 volumes, bound in full olive/brown calf binding, gilt titles on red spine labels, raised bands, gilt rules; gilt coat of arms front and rear boards. Bindings gently rubbed, spines and spine ends a little worn; Vol IV coat of arms at front board tarnished. Vol I, frontispiece portrait and folding map, 'Orbis Romani, Pars Orientalis', very short closed tear, o/w very good condition. Vol II, folding map, 'Orbis Romani, Pars Occidentalis', and 'Environs of Constantinople', very good condition. Internally, remarkably bright and fresh, little to no foxing. Vol. II, printer's error, with pages 205-224 numbering repeated. A very nice set. OCLC: 228689547. Very good overall. Item #20450

Price: $750.00

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