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The indispensable Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

The indispensable Gibbon

the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

by Edward Gibbon

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Published by The Book Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D,
  • Byzantine Empire -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
    Statementedited, and with an introduction by Dero A. Saunders ; preface by Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr.
    SeriesGreat books of the Western World -- v. 40-41.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 691 p. ;
    Number of Pages691
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17459467M
    OCLC/WorldCa11224858

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