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    Sale 2379 | Lot 41
    Price Realized: $938With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 41

      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)

      Estimate $500 - 750

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


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $938