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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, The Chandos Classics

Gibbon, Edward

Published by Frederick Warne and Co, London, 1890
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A Chandos Classics edition printed 1890 a verbatim reprint in four volumes which are bound & presented here in two partial leather volumes.Leather spine & quarter covered to front & back boards. with triangle leather placed on all corners on marble front & back boards.Both volumes are in similar condition, there are no flaws to spine gold embossed brown leather with six ridges patterned work with Gold writing on green leather. Leather corner ends have miniscule rubbing.All endpapers are marbled & front & back flyleaves in both volumes are marbled.Binding in both volumes are tight & strong there is no loose boards or tears internally or externally. Only inscription is previous owners signature stamped on top right corner of each volumes second flyleaf.Only fault I can find is atear to pages 575 to 583 in vol 4 of vol 2 which appears to have happened when book was bound it is 3cm up from bottom spine & is 1cm tear no part of page missing dosnt affect reading.Photos supplied upon request.Due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd. A lovely collectors piece. Bookseller Inventory # 01440

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Title: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ...

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co, London

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Reprint Edition

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