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LOT 260

Lot 260

Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)

Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)
Lot 260 Details
Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)


12 vols., 8vo., in full calf boards with tooled, ribbed spines, London, Vernor, Hood & Sharp, in the Poultry, and Lackington, Allen & Co., Temple of the Ruins, 1806
8.5 x 5.25 in — 21.6 x 13.3 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)
  • Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)
  • Edward Gibbon (British, 1737-1794)


Interiors in substantially good condition with some toning and occassional minor foxing. Spine leather dry with several separated boards

LOT 260

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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