The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. - Gibbon, Edward Frederick Warne and Co., London; n.d. (but 1869). Six volumes in three; a ‘verbatim reprint’ from this publisher’s ‘Chandos Library’ series. Cloth, 12mo (18cm); frontis port.
Map of the Crusades from The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1862 edition, by Edward Gibbon. The Impact of Holy Land Crusades on State Formation: War Mobilization, Trade Integration and Political Development in Medieval Europe
"Another damned fat book, Mr Gibbon? Scribble, scribble, scribble, eh Mr Gibbon?" (attributed to King George III) Happy 275th birthday, Mr Edward Gibbon, author of "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" and most prominent historian of the Age of Enlightenment