Lot 101

Gibbon (Edward)

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 6 vol., vol. 1  third edition, vol. 2-6 FIRST EDITION, vol. 1 lacking frontispiece & map?, inscription to preface, vol. 2 with portrait frontispiece, 3 folding maps, vol. 2-6 with half-titles and errata leaves, vol. 2 half title with slight loss at top, 8 pp. publisher’s catalogue at end of vol. 6, [not in ESTC], contemporary polished calf, spines gilt-tooled, worn, 4to, W. & A. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1777-88 (6)

Estimate: £400-£600