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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume I: The History of the Empire from A. D. 180 to A. D. 395 (Modern Library Giant #G6.2)

By: GIBBON, Edward

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-1980]

Stock No.: 80009

ISBN: 0394604016

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Volume I only (of the three volume set). A Modern Library reprint edition of one of the most famous works of world history, in which Mr. Gibbon has clearly and throughly detailed the decline of the Empire of Rome; and has offered theories as to why it happened. This volume covers the period from A.D. 180 to A.D. 395. --- In Toledano spine G8 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style GA endpapers / plain tan sty... View more info

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 Volume Modern Library Giant Set, illustrated with etchings of Gian Battista Piranesi)

By: GIBBON, Edward

Price: $47.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1995

Stock No.: 82579

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition in three hefty volumes of this most famous work in the field of world history. Mr. Gibbon clearly and thoroughly details the decline of the Empire of Rome and offers theories as to why it happened. Each volume with a unique map at front and rear; index to set in vol. 3. All three illustrated with etchings of Gian Battista Piranesi. Text edited by J. B. Bury, who provides an introduction; and with Mr. Gibbon's annotations. --- In Toledano ... View more info