DE EXPEDIT. ALEX. MAGNI Historiarum Libri VIII [preceded by same title in Greek]. Ex Bonavent. Vulcanii Brug. nova interpretatione .. Cum Indice copiosissimo. Alexandri Vita, ex Plut. eiusdem Libri II, De fortuna vel virtute Alexandri.
Henr. Stephanus [first edition] cum privilegio Caes. Maiest. In decennium.
Fine Stephanus printer's device on titlepage, Noli Altum Sapere.
Folio later brown marbled boards, leather spine gilt ruled with gilt title label (date 1575 neatly written in ink) pp (Titlepage, Dedication by Bonaventura Vulcanius dated 1575 Kal. Aug. + textual notes) +198pp (Arriani de Expedit. Alex. + Rerum Indicarum Liber) +68pp (Alexandri Vita ex Plutarcho + Plutarchi de Fortuna) +pp (Index + Nomina Autorum). Collated complete (with a few mis-paginations). Text in parallel columns of Greek & Latin. Armorial bookplate of Henryson Caird on pastedown and his small signature at foot of titlepage, which is repaired with wide marginal matching paper. Next 9 leaves cropped at foot with neat narrow paper repairs. Slight horizontal paper furrow across most pages, wormhole in top margin of last 3 leaves, otherwise remarkably clean & crisp throughout (Renouard p.142, Schreiber 195).
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