Gibbon’s Decline & Fall

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Includes two folding maps, of the Eastern and Western Roman Empire

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Title

Gibbon’s Decline & Fall

Author(s)

GIBBON, Edward

Publisher

W Allason, B Whitrow & Co.

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1819

Binding

contemporary half calf

Full Description

Gibbon, Edward: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire […] A New Edition. London: printed for W. Allason; B. Whitrow and Co [et al.] 1819
12 vols bound as six. 8vo. pp. vi, 16, xxi-xxxii (but nothing appears to be lacking), 456, xii, 486; viii, 409, viii, 438; vi, 427, viii, 411; viii, viii, 423, viii, 375; x, 503, x, 382; x, 450, [iv], xii, 508. Portrait frontispiece engraved by Freeman after Reynolds, and two folding maps, of the Eastern and Western Roman Empire, engraved by Edward Gullan after Thomas Kitchin. Occasional, minor spotting. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, a little rubbed to joints and extremities. Armorial bookplate of a member of the Barry family. Norton notes that the edition published by Allason and other London publishers was reprinted seven times between 1816 and 1823. Norton, Gibbon Bibliography, 67.