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THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (8 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Gibbon.
Stock no. 1819240
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.
Full elephant hide cream binding. Red and blue title labels. 8 volumes in two sets i.e. four volumes in each set. Twelfth printing. Contained in two red slipcases in Very Good condition, a few marks and scuffs,small split to open edge of vols I-IV slipcase.
Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752446950. Cover corners are creased.
Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781445610900.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781445606576. Some light creasing to cover corners.
From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Emperor of the Romans. Introduction by Allan Massie. Green cloth with gilt title box and decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. In fine green slipcase.
Brown cloth. Colour photos. Third printing. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in almost fine condition.
A HISTORICAL COMMENTARY ON TACITUS' HISTORIES I AND II
Written by G.E.F. Chilver.
Stock no. 1818858
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A commentary dealing with the first two books of Cornelius Tacitus first major work which became known as the Histories. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198148305. Minor mark to vertical edge of text block. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is faded to spine and rear panel.
A look in detail at the structure and development of the army in the first three centuries AD, examining its organization, training and role in Roman Society, to see why it has always been accorded with such a prominent position in Rome's history and whether that view is justified. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713471662. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.
ROMAN SCOTLAND: FRONTIER COUNTRY (HISTORIC SCOTLAND)
Written by David J. Breeze.
Stock no. 1817801
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.
Fully revised and updated, drawing on the latest archaeological discoveries and cutting-edge research, along with contemporary Roman documents including the uniquely informative Vindolanda writing tablets, to assess this period of occupation and the effect they had on Scotland and its people. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0713489952.
ARMIES OF THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE AD 284 TO 476: HISTORY, ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT
Written by Gabriele Esposito.
Stock no. 1817544
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Armies of the Past series. Focusing on the dramatic and crucial period that started with the accession of Diocletian and ended with the definitive fall of the Western Roman Empire. White cloth boards, red title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781526730374.
Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Slip case is very good; is marked, with a bit of scuffing.
Large format. Card wraps. Excavations at a major settlement in the northern frontier zone of Roman Britain. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 9780956305466. A few marks to covers.