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    An Excellent Early History of
    Alexander the Great

    [Bartholomaeus Merula, editor]. Quintus Curtius Rufus. Historiae Alexandri Magni. Venice: Johannes Tacuinus de Tridino, 1496. Second edition of this version edited by Merula. Folio. Approximately 12.5 x 8.5 inches. a8, b-l6. 68 leaves. [1], lxvi, [1], [1] pages. Printer's device on register leaf. Decorated initials. Later paper (sixteenth century?) covered limp boards. Some loss to spine, hinges starting, old description on front paste-down; single wormhole in lower margin, minor corner stains, small tear in LI. Provenance: Julio Berunza Collection of Alexander the Great (bookplate removed). Overall, a very good copy.
    Goff C1003. HCR 5886. Pell 4068. CIBN C-687. Neveu 208. Polain(B) 4310. IDL 1447. IBE 1966. IGI 3291. IBP 1820. Sallander 2176. Madsen 1311. Sheppard 4535, 4536. Pr 5443. BMC V 531. GW 7876. ISTC ic01003000. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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