Book Description

Combination of 1st and 2nd editions. 8 vols in 9. 8vo., pp. xvi, 408 + 6 plates + colour frontispiece; xvi, 409-934 + 4 plates; xix, [v], 672, 8 + 6 plates + colour frontis; xxvi, [ii], 653, [I] + 7 plates + frontis; xxiii, [I], 711, [I], 8 +13 plates + frontis; xxi, [I], 484 + 6 plates + frontis; xvii, [iii], 635, [i], 8 + 3 plates + frontis; xvii, [iii], 397, [i], + 2 plates + frontis; xi, [i], 331, [i] + 2 plates + frontis (all plates as called for). A little foxing to vols. I and II, otherwise very clean. Many edges uncut. Brown publisher’s cloth, gilt spines, black endpapers apart from vols. VII and VIII, purplish-brown cloth with cream endpapers. Very good. Ownership inscription of Arthur H. May(?), Aldershot 12th Sept. 1958 to ffep of vols. VII and VIII.
Dealer Notes
The magnum opus of Thomas Hodgkin (1831-1913), Italy and Her Invaders provides a history of the wars in the Late Roman Empire. Hodgkin was a British historian, biographer, banker, and Quaker minister.
Volumes here as follows: Vol. I. Parts I & II. The Visigothic Invasion (both 2nd ed., 1892); Vol. II. The Hunnish and Vandal Invasions (2nd ed., 1892); Vol. III. The Ostrogothic Invasion (2nd ed., 1896); Vol. IV. The Imperial Restoration (2nd ed., 1896); Vol. V. The Lombard Invasion (1st ed. 1895); Vol. VI. The Lombard Kingdom (1st ed., 1895); Vol. VII. The Frankish Invasions (2nd ed., 1899); Vol. VIII. The Frankish Empire (2nd ed., 1899).
Author Hodgkin, Thomas:
Date 1892-1899
Publisher Oxford: Clarendon Press,

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