Lot 5: Flavius Arrianus Expeditionis Alexandris 1704

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2016-11-04 16:58:50

Lot 5

Heading: (Alexander the Great); Author: Arrianus, Flavius; Title: Expeditionis Alexandris Libri Septem et Historia Indica; Place Published: Leiden; Publisher: Pieter Vander Aa; Date Published: 1704; Description: [10], 376, [6] pp. Engraved portrait of Jacobus Gronovius (editor). Woodcut device on title. Title printed in red and black. Parallel text in Greek and Latin. (folio) 31.3x20.3 cm (12¼x8"), early vellum, spine lettered by hand. The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian, considered the best source on the campaigns of Alexander the Great. Condition: Vellum bowed and soiled; pages browned; else very good.

Estimate: $400-$600

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