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The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire (eight volumes)

Thomas Hodgkin

The Folio Society 2000

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Near Fine  | 

Impressive Folio Society edition of Hodgkin's renowned history of the Barbarian invasions of Italy written between 1880 and 1892. Encompasses the invasions of the Visigoths, the Huns, The Vandals, the Ostrogoths, Lombards and Franks and how the empire responded to these incursions. Hodgkin was an amateur historian but his ambition, attention to detail and his engaging style won him an academic and mainstream audience. Bound in quarter cloth with pictorial boards. Maps to endpapers. Complete with slipcases. Some very minor shelfwear to slipcases. Some volumes have faint foxing to top edges, otherwise crisp and clean. Near Fine. *Due to weight extra shipping fees will apply to overseas orders*