ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. 86-160. De expedit. Alex. magni, historiarum libri VIII. * BOUND WITH: APPIAN OF ALEXANDRIA. Rom. historiarum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne, 1575-1592.
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ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. 86-160. De expedit. Alex. magni, historiarum libri VIII. * BOUND WITH: APPIAN OF ALEXANDRIA. Rom. historiarum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne, 1575-1592.
Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium
Lot Details
ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. 86-160.
De expedit. Alex. magni, historiarum libri VIII. * BOUND WITH: APPIAN OF ALEXANDRIA. Rom. historiarum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne, 1575-1592.
Folio (355 x 220 mm). *6 A-Q6 R4 a-g6; *-**6 a-4a6 ã6 ê6 i6. Text in 2 columns, parallel Latin and Greek. Later vellum. Occasional very light foxing, second half with one or two wormholes at very extreme lower fore-corner, upper joint cracked.
Provenance: Karl-Ernst Schmidt (bookplate).

Arrian's work on Alexander the Great is the widest read, and arguably the most complete, account of the Macedonian conqueror. Arrian was a contemporary of Appian, and the two works are occasionally found bound together as here.
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