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Edward Gibbon. The Fall of Constantinople

This is the only known edition of this small book, a tiny extract of a huge book by Edward Gibbon (1737-1794).

(Last updated on 17/4/2021)

SBX-GIB1: First edition

Title: The Fall of Constantinople

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Milldale Road, Kettering

Year: 198?

ISBN: None

Size: 127 x 91 mm

Pages: 16 pp

Staples: two

Binding: white matt printed card covers

Paper: pale green

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: (J.L. Carr)

Internal illustrations: 11 illustrations

Number in series: 79 in a series of 80 books

Colophon: none

Telephone number: none given

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: none stated

Content: From the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; short biography; quotations; facsimile of Gibbon's handwriting; Prelude Mahomet the Second; The Great Cannon; The Opening Exchanges; The City's Defences; The Turks Repulsed; Succour by Sea; An Expedition by Night; Eve of Battle; The Emperor's Farewell; The Final Assault; Aftermath; note from Carr: Now read on. [1,267 large pages of small print]; The Conclusion.

Notes: This is the only title of small book that is numbered 79.

Image of book

Rear and front covers

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Inside rear cover