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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 style Gk dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-80 though no specific publication date appears in book. ML #G6.2. --... View more info

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Complete and Unabridged in Three Volumes (3 Volume Modern Library Giant Set: G6.2, G7.2, G8.2)

By: GIBBON, Edward

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1957-63]

Stock No.: 83020

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of this most famous work in the field 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. Indexed in vol. 3. --- This unabridged three volume, complete set in Toledano spine G5. In full rust cloth covers, plain endpapers & black topstain. All w/gilt titling & ML torchbearer on black blocks on cover & spine. All in jacket style Ge., verso of vol. 2 advertises 379 titles in ML catalog, vol's. 1 & 3 list no total number. Likely published c.1957-1963 (no publication date ... View more info