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

THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, et al, 1813. Hardcover. Twelve volumes. Frontispiece portrait, with three folding maps. New Edition. First published in three installments between 1776 and 1788, Gibbon's masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century AD to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century, remains one of the most celebrated historical works in the English language. Octavo. Internally crisp and clean. Typical dust staining to the top edges. The original bindings have been expertly respined in brown morocco with burgundy morocco spine labels and elegant tooling. A strikingly handsome set. Very Good. Item #63776

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