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The History of Alexander the Great. An Illuminated Manuscript of Vasco da Lucena's French Translation of the Ancient Text by Quintus Curtius Rufus.

Los Angeles, CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. As indicated in the subtitle, this is an illuminated manuscript of Vasco da Lucena's French translation of the ancient text by Quintus Curtius Rufus. It is the third in a series of Getty Museum monographs on illuminated manuscripts. Foreword by John Walsh and commentary by Scot McKendrick, Curator of Manuscripts at the British Library. A near pristine copy. Fine in Fine Slipcase. Tight, bright and unmarred. Cloth slipcase shows one small pressure dent, else clean and bright. Green cloth boards, front board appears quarterbound with decorative green pastedown, gilt lettering, black endpages; slipcase shows large, pictorial, pastedown label, gilt lettering. Fo. 153pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Appendix. Item #956

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