New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1933. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 188pp. Frontispiece. Very good/very good. Jacket a bit age toned, and lightly edgeworn, with spine darkened. Item #46737
Handsome and tight first edition of this title in the "Appleton Biographies" series," a concise look at the English historian and writer (1737-94) of "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" fame. Seldom seen in the jacket.