Mixed editions. Volumes 1-3, 4 part 2, and 5-8 are reprints, volume 4 is a first edition. Publisher's original green cloth with titles in gilt to the spines, in dustwrappers (volume 4, part 2 in glassine, as issued). Illustrated throughout with numerous folding maps. A fine set, the bindings square and tight, the contents clean and crisp throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. The folding maps remain in excellent condition. Complete with the largely near fine dustwrappers, a few with occasional marking (more so to volume 3) and the odd minor nick or crease, volume 8 with a couple of short tears. Not price-clipped.

An attractive set of this monumental work, composed of: Vol. I: The Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdoms; Vol. II: The Rise of the Saracens and the Foundation of the Western Empire; Vol. III: Germany and the Western Empire; Vol. IV: The Eastern Roman Empire 717-1453; Vol. IV: The Byzantine Empire Part I: Byzantium and its Neighbours; Vol. IV: The Byzantine Empire Part II: Government, Church and Civilization; Vol. V: Contest of Empire and Papacy; Vol. VI: Victory of the Papacy; Vol. VII: Decline of Empire and Papacy; Vol. VIII: The close of the Middle Ages.

Stock code: 19457


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