Q. Curtii Rufi Alexander Magnus, et In illum Commentarius Samuelis Pitischi... Editio tertia prioribus ornatior & comptior.

CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus & PITISCUS, Samuel.

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Place Published: Hague
Date Published: 1708

Description: Extra-engraved title page and 18 other fine copperplates, 11 folding, including 4 maps. [68], 468, [2], 469-855, [170]pp. Two volumes in one with continuous pagination. Very thick 8vo, full contemporary vellum with handsome gilt-stamped coat of arms on both covers; small gilt decorations on spine. Hagae Comitum [Hague]: Apud Petrum van Thol, 1708. Third edition. Very good (+).

Comments: Presentation copy: an 1801 prize to a gymnasium student, neatly inked on the flyleaf. A good, annotated edition of De Rebus gesti Alexandri Magni, a biography of Alexander the Great, by the first century A.D. Roman rhetorician. This is one of the primary sources on the Macedonian king's life. Brunet II 449.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 128506


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