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MCKENDRICK, SCOT - 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, J Paul Getty Museum, 1996. Hardcover. Dark green cloth in similarly colored cloth slipcase with embossed title on spine of both. 116 pp. with numerous colour and b/w illustrations and maps. Contents as follows: Foreword / John Walsh -- Map of the world of Alexander the Great -- Alexander the Great: history, legend, and Curtius's Historiae Alexandri magni -- Map of the Burgundian Netherlands -- Vasco da Lucena's Les fais d'Alexandre le grant -- The Getty Manuscript -- Final assessment: From Fabula to historia -- Plates: the miniatures and their subjects -- Appendix 1. Summary description of the Getty Manuscript -- Appendix 2. Surviving manuscripts of Vasco's translation -- Appendix 3. Subjects of the large miniatures in the Getty, Bodmer, Jena, and Paris manuscripts. Reproduces in color all fourteen images from a fifteenth-century manuscripts in the Getty Museum. VG+/VG+ .
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 74.25 | £UK 66 | JPą 9236] Book number 167645

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