Birtch and Small, 1804. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good / No Jacket. Item #1504743
The first American edition of this epic history. 8 volumes. Usually described as 1805 but this has the first four volumes dated 1804 on the title pages. Some front covers detached, but can be reattached by any book binder. Appear to be original boards. Spines very worn but could also be original. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 6381, 8518. APPLETON'S CYCLOPÆDIA VI, p.469. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 222 (ref). NORTON, THE WORKS OF EDWARD GIBBON 48.