Title The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Six Volumes)
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Thus.
Publisher New York Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc. 1890
Seller ID 002635
New York: Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc., 1890. This is an extremely attractive set (six volumes) of Gibbon's masterful history, in Near Fine condition. Olive green cloth binding, with spine lettering in gilt over black. Top edges are gilt, others deckle. Includes Notes by Milman, Guizot, and Wenck. Edited by Dr. William Smith. Identified on the spine as the "National Library Edition." Clean text; 706 pages; 715 pages; 714 pages; 715 pages; 701 pages; and 822 pages, with the Index. Very light wear, light fading on the spines. Gibbon's life work should be yours as well; however, if daunted by the project, this impressive set would look just great as a display: forget the reading! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition.