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GIBBON (EDWARD) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 12 vol.
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GIBBON (EDWARD)
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 12 vol., engraved portrait and 3 folding maps, some spotting, contemporary mottled calf gilt, morocco spine labels, heads of spines and joints worn, 8vo, A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1788-1790
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GIBBON, EDWARD. 1737-94. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. L, 1776-88, and Mi Gibbon, Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. London: W. Strahan, T. Cadell, 1776-1788. 6 volumes. Portrait frontispiece. 3 folding maps. Errata & half-titles for each volume. 4to. Period calf, rebacked. Foxing at ends. First edition, first state of vol 1 Gibbon,Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of theRoman Empire. Lond.,W.Strahan,1776-1788. 6 vols. Ist ed.4to, rebacked acid-washed calf. Engraved maps, 1/2-titles,VG . Attributed to Daniel O'Keeffe (Irish, 1740-1787) Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), wearing red coat, waistcoat, frilled white chemise and powdered wig worn en queue with side buckles and black ribbon bow Sydney Herbert (British, 1854-1914) 'Alexander the Great Crossing the Alps'. BURNEY, FANNY (1752-1840, novelist, married name Fanny D'Arblay)