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Book Description

12cm, 284,[16]p., engraved decorative title page, decorative initial letter & headpiece. Contemporary Cambridge style panel binding, full calf (joints firm but cracked at head & tail, corners worn; small loss at foot of upper hinge). An attractive Elzevir printing in a contemporary Cambridge style panel binding of Roman historian, Curtius Rufus’s, only known work, his history of the life of Alexander the Great. A good copy (lacks upper free endpaper).
Author Rufius, Q.[uintus] Curtius. Historiarum Libri.
Date 1677
Publisher Amstelodami i.e. Amsterdam: Typis Danielis Elzevirii,

Price: £100.00

Offered by Alastor Rare Books

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