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

CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus & PITISCUS, Samuel.

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Place Published: Utrecht
Publisher: Franciscum Halmam
Date Published: 1693

Description: Extra-engraved title page and 13 other fine copperplates, 7 folding, including 1 map. [46], 785, [164] pages. Two volumes in one with continuous pagination. Very thick 8vo, full contemporary vellum with manuscript title on spine. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Apud Franciscum Halmam, 1693. Second edition. A near fine copy with clean plates.

Comments: 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.

Edition: Second
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 250929


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