Q. Curtii Rufi De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni.
Quintus Curtius Rufus (d.c.53AD)
123 x 76 x 25 mm
Place of origin
Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
Orientation: Vertical Text Substrate: White handmade laid paper Ink/Pigment: black printing inkType: BOUND BOOK Binding Type: Inboard binding, recessed supportsDate of Binding: ContemporaryBinder's Name: EnglishEnd Leaves: Sewn single fold of plain white laid paper, not pasted to board.Structure: EnglishEdges: plain cut with plough marks, sprinkled with red pigment, polished Spine Lining: moderate round, no joints, no visible liningsEnd Bands: NoneBookmark: NoneBoards: Paper pulp, no back cornering, all slips laced, angled slightly upwards in front board, down in back.Covering: brown tanned hair-sheep, sprinkled with black pigment Tooling Spine: 5 blind-tooled horizontal 2-fillets.Tooling Sides: Blind-tooled double border and quarter line only Furniture: NoneEnclosure: NoneBinding Notes: Second front flyleaf: Charles Henshaw / His Booke / 1680
327,p. . port.. . 18mo.. Provenance: manuscript inscription on front flyleaf: Charles Henshaw his booke 1680.. Binding: Seventeenth-century full quarter blind ruled sheep; smooth spine; sewn onto two leather thongs.
Makers and roles
Quintus Curtius Rufus (d.c.53AD) Johan Loccenius (1598-1677)