The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: A New Edition, to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work (Volume I only, of six)

By: GIBBON, Edward; MILMAN, Rev. H. H. (notes)

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Volume one only (of six) of an edition of this most famous work of world history, in which Mr. Gibbon clearly and thoroughly details the decline of the Empire of Rome and offers theories as to why it happened. With explanatory footnotes (on nearly every page) by Rev. H. H. Milman. With engraved frontis portrait of Mr. Gibbon from a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. (Index mentioned in title most likely in vol. VI.) --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine; top edge gilt. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- Title page with tears to edges, dampstains to textblock corners, chafing to cloth edges, prior owner's signature and inkstain to front endpapers, otherwise a sound copy, though rather brittle.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; liii, 590 pages

Title: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: A New Edition, to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work (Volume I only, of six)

Author Name: GIBBON, Edward; MILMAN, Rev. H. H. (notes)

Categories: >>History,

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: [c.1880s-1910s]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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