London, South Kensington
28 April 2000
CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus. De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni ... accesserunt enim antehac nunquam uisa, duorum in principio librorum..., Basle: ex officina Frobeniana [Hieronymus Froben & Nicolaus Episcopius], 1545. 2°, full-page woodcut on verso of title, full-page woodcut of the arms of the editor, initials, Froben's device on verso of final page (lightly spotted throughout), 17th-century vellum (lightly stained). First edition to contain the first two books by Christopher Bruno. Adams C3123.
MEXIA, Pedro. Historia imperial y cesarea, en la qual en summa se contienen las vidas y hechos de todos los Cesares ... desde Iulio Cesar hasta ... Carlos Quinto, Antwerp: Philippo Nutio, 1579. 2°, large woodcut device on title, woodcut initials (title lightly soiled, a few upper corners slightly frayed, a few margins very lightly waterstained), 17th-century vellum (front hinge almost detached, rear hinge weak, soiled). Ninth edition of Mexia's history of all the Roman and Holy Roman Emperors up to Maximilian.
With a first edition of Pietro Andrea Gambara's Tractatus de officio, atque auctoritate legati de latere (Venice, 1571). (3)
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