05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00AMCalender
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Gibbon, Edward (1737-1794) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

$1,169$950
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Gibbon, Edward (1737-1794) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. London: for Strahan and Cadell, 1782 [-1788].
Six quarto volumes, mixed edition, bound in uniform contemporary marbled calf, spines tooled in gilt, some volumes with joints split, joint repairs, corners bumped, surface scratches, corner repairs, etc., 11 x 8 1/2 in. (6)
Estimate $1,500-1,800


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