AUTHOR: GIBBON, Edward.
TITLE: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
PUBLISHER: London: W. Stahan, 1776 - 1788.
DESCRIPTION: VOLUMES 1-3 SECOND EDITIONS VOLUMES 4-6 FIRST EDITIONS. 6 vols., 10-13/16" x 9-1/16", frontis portrait plate in vol. 1, illustrated with 3 folding maps, complete with all the half-titles, errata leaf in vol. 2, 3, & 6, bound in full speckled calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red and black spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, blind tooled dentelles, speckled edges.
CONDITION: Internally clean and bright, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, some minor scuffing to a couple of covers, overall A HANDSOM SET.