Curtius Rufus, Quintus
Historiae Alexandri Magni (ed. Pomponius Laetus).
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Curtius Rufus, Quintus: Historiae Alexandri Magni. See C‑493. Edited by Pomponius Laetus.
[q9v] [Colophon with a note on the editor.]
Imprint: [Rome]: Georgius Lauer, [not after Jan. 1472]. 4°.
Collation: [a–k10 l–p8 q10].
GW: GW 7872;
Hain: HCR 5879;
Goff: Goff C‑999;
BMC: BMC IV 37;
Proctor: Pr 3407;
Others: Oates 1382; Rhodes 643; Sheppard 2727.
Copy number: C-494(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [q10].
Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns; gold-tooled floral border on both covers; the spine gold-tooled; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 300 × 210 × 37 mm.
Size of leaf: 290 × 196 mm.
Early marginal notes in a humanist hand extracting key words.
Provenance: George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 262; purchased for £2. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1821), 5 and the annotated sale catalogue.
SHELFMARK: Auct. L 5.7.
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