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Bod-Inc: C-500

Curtius Rufus, Quintus

Historiae Alexandri Magni [Castilian] Historia de Alexandre magno.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v ‘Tabla'.

a1r Curtius Rufus, Quintus: ‘La ystoria de Alexandre magno'. Incipit: ‘[A]lexandre embiado a eleandro(!) con muchos dineros . . .’ ed. Francisco Pejenauk Rubio (1986), but probably a modern Spanish translation from Latin

n8r [Colophon, which repeats the dedication from the Italian edition and names Petrus Candidus Decembrius as translator.]

o1r Decembrius, Petrus Candidus: [Comparazione di Caio Julio Cesare et d'Alexandro Magno [Castilian]]. ‘Comparacion de Gayo Julio Cesar emperador maximo e de Alexandre Magno rey de Macedonia.’ Dedicated to Philippus Maria [Visconti], Duke of Milan. Incipit: ‘[C]reo yo, esclarecido Principe, que ante muchas singulares e alegres questiones . . .’


Imprint: Seville: Meinardus Ungut and Stanislaus Polonus, 16 May 1496. Folio.


Collation: A4 a–n8 o4.

Illustrations: On A1r a woodcut depicting Alexander enthroned; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ic01007000

GW: GW 7879;

Hain: HC, Addenda, 5891;

Goff: Goff C‑1007;

Proctor: Pr 9539;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 186; Kurz 100; Sheppard 7309; Vindel, Arte, V 241: 90.

LCN: 14818036


Copy number: C-500(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; rebacked. For this copy see Hispanic MSS and Books, 6 no. 16.

Size: 278 × 205 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 190 mm.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.7.

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