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CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus
[Historia Alexandri Magni. English. 1726]
Quintus Curtius his history of the wars of Alexander. To which is prefix'd Freinshemius's supplement. The second edition. In which are added, ... Translated by John Digby, Esq; in two volumes.
London: printed for Bernard Lintot, 1726.
1 vol. [ex 2] ; 16.7 cm. (12º)
I:
II: 208, [44], 48 p., [5] pl., (2 fold.)

Volume II only of Digby's translation, first published in 1714. In two parts, each with separate pagination but continuous register. With the index to the whole. Volume I only has the collective title-page as above, dated 1726; each volume has a volume title-page dated 1725. Volume II continues the register of vol. I and is itself in two parts, each with separate pagination but continuous register; the second part comprises 'The Additions'. The plates are signed 'P.F.sc.' [i.e. P. Fourdrinier]. ESTC t166145.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting vol. I. Rear free-endpaper is inscribed in ink with (?) library shelfmark.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, red and black spine-labels. Former label on upper cover is lost but leaves a shadow.

Reference Number 851


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