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GIBBON, Edward.

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

With Notes by Dean Milman and M. Guizot. A New Edition, with Additional Notes. By William Smith.

Availability: In stock

Published: London John Murray, 1887

Stock Code: 130604

£1,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

A very handsome library set of one of the best 19th-century editions, edited by the classical and biblical scholar William Smith (1813-1893), first published in 1854-5.

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Description

Octavo, 8 volumes (211 x 135 mm). Contemporary red morocco by J. Low of Chancery Lane (with his ticket), decorative gilt spines, sides with gilt foliate roll tool border, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

Illustrations

Portraits and maps.

Condition

Large gilt roundel stamp of The Law Society to front covers and their prize label in vol. I (dated 1889). Scattered foxing. A very good set.

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