London: John Murray. Half-Leather. Good. Item #011820
1838-39. Half leather, with marbled boards, and gilt decorations in compartments on the spine. Black spine labels partially missing, or missing completely, from most of the volumes, with some labels loosely attached. Pagination varies among the volumes. Two fold out maps present in volume one, all present as called for, fold out map at the rear of volume two; a two page map at the beginning of volume 3; fold out map at the front of volume four; fold out map at the rear of volume five; fold out map at the rear of volume six; fold out map at the rear of volume seven; fold out map at the frontis of volumes eight nine, ten, eleven and twelve. A classic work of history, noted for its objectivity and serving as a model for future historians. This work charts the waning years of the Roman Empire from 98-1590 AD, examining the impact of its decline on western civilization. GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Many spine labels missing or loose. Spines faded. Uneven fading and darkening to the leather. Leather scuffed, chipped and somewhat worn along the hinges, spines and extremities. A few volumes with dampstaining along the spines, not affecting the interior. A few with a few small gouges in the leather. Interiors clean and solid.