“THE GREATEST HISTORICAL WORK EVER WRITTEN”
GIBBON, Edward. History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. London, 1781-1788. Six volumes.
Mixed edition set (Volume I is fourth edition, all others are first editions) of one of the greatest classics of Western thought, with three engraved maps by Kitchin, two of them folding. In handsome contemporary calf boards. $12,000.