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THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Gibbon; et al.
Stock no. 2140764
Published by Bell & Daldy. 1872. Almost very good condition.
Leather spines and corners; marbled boards, outer page edges and endpapers. 2 fold-out maps. 7 Volumes Complete. Possible 3rd edition? 2 fold-out maps are present - closed tear on fold. Scuffing and wear to covers and edges; some surface leather has worn away. Some names in ink to prelim pages. Foxing and browning.
Brown cloth. Gilt titles. B/w illustrations. The Road From Winchester to Canterbury. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins.
Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. 5th printing. Slip case is a bit better than very good.
A Guide to Pilgrims Journeying Along the Barrier of the Lower Isthmus. From the Tyne to Solway. Green cloth, limp boards, no titles but gilt vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine browned and spotted. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers discoloured, rear endpaper is creased. Minor foxing mainly to prelims and text block.
B/w photos and diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1897738064. Spine is faded.
TWELVE CAESARS: IMAGES OF POWER FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE MODERN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 2138834
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780691222363.
Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. A little browning to spine. Slip case is very good - scuff marks and some fading at edges.
A look at Roman history from one of the world's foremost classicists. How Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, and also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they continue to be important to us. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations plus a few colour. ISBN: 9781846683800. 4th printing. A few light marks to boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.
A PARALLEL OF THE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE GREEK AND ROMAN
Written by Charles Normand.
Stock no. 2137639
Published by John Tiranti & Company. 1929. Almost very good condition.
Very large format (tall). Brown cloth spine with beige boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w plans/designs. This is the Tiranti Edition. Wear and some surface paper damage to covers, with damp/splash marks in places. Spine is very browned. Other marks to covers. Foxing to prelim pages and last pages of books. Some grubby margin marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front & rear board. Colour illustrations throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789211033. Just a few marks to covers. Contents are excellent! Slip case is almost very good - split down one edge to over half way down, possibly partially repaired.
Zenobia's Revolt against Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 246 pages. B/w photos at rear of book. ISBN: 0472103873. Spine slightly bumped, some light dusty marks along spine edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly browned.