A History of the Eastern Roman Empire from the Fall of Irene to the Accession of Basil I

London: Macmillan, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Thick octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Head and heel of spine bumped. 530 p. w/ 2 additional pages of ads, appendices, bibliography, index. A classic work of Byzantine history in great shape and the uncommon first edition. Bury was a noted historian at Cambridge, and the mentor of Sir Steven Runciman. He wrote on a number of historical topics, and was adamant that history was a branch of science, and not literature. Very good / no dust jacket. Item #17090

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