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THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (THE PORTABLE GIBBON) by Edward Gibbon - Hardcover - 1952 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (THE PORTABLE GIBBON)

by Edward Gibbon

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Viking Press, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good +. 4 x 7 in. Cloth boards. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; corners bumped with light wear, covers clean. Binding tight and text unmarked. Hist. Stax.


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings. Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published in quarto sections, a common publishing practice of the time.




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