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Title:The Portable Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$8.40)
Item ID:SB00-0112529
Publisher:Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1978
Condition:Very Good
Penguin Books, 1978, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Reprint

preface by Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr., Editor's introduction. Colour photographic card cover (wraparound), showing the wolf nurturing Romulus and Remus, with a small black-and-white illustration of Edward Gibbon to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "(Dero A. Saunders) has compressed Gibbon into reasonable compass and yet has managed to preserve the vivid expositions of the glories of ancient civilisation, its decay and Lionel, overwhelming tragedy ... A penetrating and sustained account of the greatest phenomena in history." – From the rear panel blurb. Rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Browning and some foxing it to the top textblock edge and light age toning of the internal text. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (4), V-X, 691, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Italy; Early (0-1000 AD); ISBN: 0140150609. ISBN/EAN: 9780140150605. Inventory No: 0112529.
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