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De Gestis Alexandri Magni Regis Macedonum [ The Life of Alexander the Great ]

by Q. Curtii Rufi [ Rufus Curtius ]

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Leipzig: Teubner,. Hardback. 271pp. TEXT IN LATIN. Edited by H E Foss with introduction in Latin. Half bound in Morocco with marbled paper to boards. Brown leather to spine and corners; gilt titles to spine. Front board is flat but it has been bent in the past and has a weak vertical line to the middle of the board. Rubbed and bumped. Old label to front with hand written letter and number, perhaps from school use. Previous owner's names to endpapers. Good copy. . Hardcover. 1859.
  • Bookseller: C L Hawley GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3437
  • Title: De Gestis Alexandri Magni Regis Macedonum [ The Life of Alexander the Great ]
  • Author: Q. Curtii Rufi [ Rufus Curtius ]
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Teubner,
  • Place: Leipzig
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: Rufus Curtius,Classics,Language studies,Latin,Ancient Greece,, Alexander the Great,Antiquarian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ancient Greece; classics; Classical History & Literature; language; Latin;


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marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or co...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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half bound
aka Half Binding, this indicates a book bound at the spine and corners with one material and the rest in another material. ...[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]

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