Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 938
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. [De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni]. [8], 170, [2] leaves, including blank *8, penultimate leaf with colophon, and final leaf with Aldine device on verso. 8vo, 162x95 mm, 19th-century Italian vellum boards attractively gilt with black and red morocco lettering pieces; scattered minor spotting, light soiling and faded inscriptions on title; blue edges. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea of Asola, July 1520)

Additional Details

only aldine edition; second state of the title, with hand-stamped R in CURTIUS. Renouard, page 88(1); Ahmanson-Murphy 186.5.