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GIBBON, Edward.

First and early editions and finely bound sets of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon.

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  1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

    First editions (volume I in the second state) of Gibbon's magisterial history, handsomely bound and with all half-titles and errata leaves present. "This masterpiece of historical penetration and literary style has remained one of the ageless historical works which... maintain their hold upon the layman and continue to stimulate the scholar although they have been superseded in many, if nor most, details by subsequent advances of research and changes in the climate of opinion. Learn More
    £18,000

    Date of Publication: 1776

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 100705

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