Item 165 - "Historia de Alexandro el Magno"

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Add. MS b/165


"Historia de Alexandro el Magno"


  • [17th cent?] (Creation)

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1 vol.

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Written on front endpaper: " I. Lee, Doctors Commons", and "1828 Jany. 22 Southgates Sale No. 117, accompanied by a bookplate with the Lee family crest.

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Source of acquisition unknown. Two other volumes from Lee's library were the bequest of William Aldis Wright, 1914.

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Possibly a translation from Quintus Curtius Rufus, by an unidentified author. Note on the front free endpaper states that it contains a part of the 6th book, with the 7th through 10th books complete.

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      One of 19 bound MSS formerly owned by John Lee: Add.MS.a.630, Add.MS.b.158-166, Add.MS.c.173-181.

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