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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)

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1977

Seller ID: 2287905

ISBN: 0394604016

Condition: Very Good


Multiple small tears along jacket edges. No publisher date (circa 1970s). 1977 Hard Cover. viii, 956 pp. ...divided roughly into three parts. The first third covers two hundred years and ends with the advent of the fifth century A.D. The last two thirds are devoted to the thousand years that ended with the acquisition of the absolute dominion of Rome by the Pope in 1500. View more info

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Autobiography of Edward Gibbon, as Originally Edited by Lord Sheffield (The World's Classics Series CXXXIX [139])

By: Gibbon, Edward; Lord Sheffield (Editor); Bury, J.B. (Introduction)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press: 1923

Seller ID: 1924469

Condition: Very Good


Spine gilt mostly worn away and no longer bright. 1923 Hard Cover. xxxi, 339 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. Original olive cloth, gilt titles & decorations on spine, triple blind-stamped rule on boards, red ribbon marker bound in. The autobiography of the famous historian whose Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is still the standard work on the subject. View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. with Notes, to which is added A Complete Index of the Whole Work. Complete in Five Volumes.

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, H.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287177

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1900. Boards lightly rubbed, ink owner stamp on front endpaper of each volume. Complete in five volumes. 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt titles and top edge. Gibbon's complete work, with notes by Rev. Milman, plus a general index. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Eight Volumes: The Turn of the Tide; Constantine and the Christian Empire; The Revival and Collapse of Paganism; The End of the Western Empire; Justinian and the Roman Law; Mohammed and the Rise of the Arabs; The Normans in Italy and the Crusades; The Fall of Constantinople and the Papacy in Rome

By: Gibbon, Edward; Radice, Betty

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1983

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2285060

Condition: Near Fine


8th printing. Includes both publisher's slipcases. Minimal cosmetic wear to slipcases. 1983 Hard Cover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Edited with introduction by Betty Radice. Illustrations from etchings by Gian Battista Piranesi throughout text. 9 7/8 x 6 3/8. 8vo. Bound in cream vegetable parchment (which has the look of vellum) blocked in red, blue, and gold. Gilt titles & rules. Maps on endpapers. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six pr... View more info

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)

By: Gibbon, Edward; Saunders, Dero A.; Robinson, Charles Alexander, Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Abridged

Seller ID: 2274343

ISBN: 0140431896

Condition: Good


Abridged. Multiple creases to wrappers, wrappers rubbed, ink names on half-title page, pages lightly toned. 1986 Mass Market Paperback. x, 691 pp. Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century, is widely considered the greatest work of history ever written. This abridgment retains the full scope of the original, but in a breadth comparable to a novel. Casual readers now have access to the full sweep of Gibbon’s narrative, while instructors and... View more info