Notes on Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Notes on Gibbon's
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Decline and Fall came out as a two volume set in 1932. In 1946 it went to three volumes.


First copyright page text:     First Modern Library Edition [2 volumes]

First binding style:     G2

First inverse DJ number:     215 (2 volumes)
                                                309 (3 volumes)

Dates in print:     1932 - 1945 Fall (two volumes)
                              1946 Spring - 1975 (three volumes); 1977 - 1986 (?)

Toledano number:     G006.1 (V1 of 2 vol set)
                                     G007.1 V2 of 2 vol set)

                                     G006.2 (V1 of 3 vol set)
                                     G007.2 (V2 of 3 vol set)
                                     G008.2 (V3 of 3 vol set)



Confirmed DJ back styles (G006.1):   Gb, Gc, Gd
Confirmed binding styles (G006.1):   G2 - G4

Confirmed DJ back styles (G007.1):   Gb, Gc, Gd
Confirmed binding styles (G007.1):   G2 - G4

Confirmed DJ back styles (G006.2):   Gd, Ge, Gi, Gj1, Gj3
Confirmed binding styles (G006.2):   G5 - G7 [None others exist]

Confirmed DJ back styles (G007.2):   Gd, Ge, Gi, Gj2, Gj3
Confirmed binding styles (G007.2):   G5 - G7 [None others exist]

Confirmed DJ back styles (G008.2):   Gd, Ge, Gi, Gj2
Confirmed binding styles (G008.2):   G5 - G7 [None others exist]

Confirmed DJ back styles (60401-6):   Gk
Confirmed binding styles (60401-6):   G8

Confirmed DJ back styles (60402-4):   Gk
Confirmed binding styles (60402-4):   G8

Confirmed DJ back styles (60403-2):   Gk
Confirmed binding styles (60403-2):   G8

Confirmed buckram sighting?      yes


Genre:     History/Historiography

Curriculum:     Eighteenth Century
                           Ancient Western World (corrolary piece)

Original language:      English


Thanks to the contributors:

Henry Toledano

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