Title: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1806
Author: Edward Gibbon
Publisher: Vernor, Hood, & Sharpe, London
An early 19th century edition of Gibbon’s popular Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with two large folding maps present.
12 finely bound volumes in octavo, 456+496+412+443+432+420+424+375+502+385+460+432 pages+index
On note of condition, these volumes are in fair shape, with wear and rubbing to the boards. The joints are worn, with chipping and some starting to detach at the edges. There is minor to significant wear to the spines, with several titles having fallen off or partially peeled. There is foxing and staining throughout the volumes.