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1697 Alexander the Great Quintus Curtius Rufus Greece Latin Illustrated War RARE "Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule." ― Quintus Curtius Rufus, Histories of Alexander the Great This famous and important work by Quintus Curtius was inspired by the celebrated Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great and was written, more than likely, during the reign of Caligula in Rome. The style of Quintus Curtius's writing was directly in line with Livy, whose work on the people of Rome greatly influenced the writing of "Histories of Alexander the Great." Curtius describes the strange and mysterious things that Alexander the Great encounters on his military expedition and does so with great historical acumen. This book, along with Livy and Tacitus, should always be considered part of the canon of ancient world texts. This rare, late 17th-century edition was published in Amsterdam by Wetstein and features 11 full-page engravings. Item number: #5872 Price: $499 RUFUS, Quintus Curtius Quinte Curce, De la vie & ... Read more

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1825 Alexander the Great Quintus Curtius Rufus Greece Latin Illustrated War MAPS "Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule." ― Quintus Curtius Rufus, Histories of Alexander the Great This famous and important work by Quintus Curtius was inspired by the celebrated Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great and was written, more than likely, during the reign of Caligula in Rome. The style of Quintus Curtius's writing was directly in line with Livy, whose work on the people of Rome greatly influenced the writing of "Histories of Alexander the Great." Curtius describes the strange and mysterious things that Alexander the Great encounters on his military expedition and does so with great historical acumen. This book, along with Livy and Tacitus, should always be considered part of the canon of ancient world texts. This edition is the collected works of Curtius from the series 'Scriptores latini in usum Delphini.' This book, along with Livy and Tacitus, should always be considered part of the canon of ancie ... Read more

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1966 1st Eng ed Mao Zedong Little Red Book CHINA Communism Tse-tung Quotations Mao Zedong's 'Quotations', better known as 'Little Red Book', was a collection of writings and speeches from the Chairman of the Communist Party in China. This book is one of the most important pieces of 20th-century Chinese political and social culture. This first English edition, published in Peking, became a symbol of anti-Vietnam propaganda in America. It quickly became banned not only for its communist and socialist contents, but for being an icon of anti-war effort in America. A truly impressive and rare first English printing of Mao's 'Little Red Book'. Item number: #7097 Price: $399 MAO Zedong Quotations from chairman Mao Tse-tung Peking: Foreign Languages, 1966. First English edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [14], 311, [3] · Language: English · Binding: Softcover; tight & secure · Size: ~5in X 3.5in (13cm x 9cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping ... Read more

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1700s/1800s BEAUTIFUL Arabic Koran Gold Print Quran Islam Muslim Binding Arabia "So verily with the hardship there is relief" ― Quran An impressive, exquisite late 18th century to 19th-century printing of the Quran in Arabic. This highly desirable Islamic text is printed with gold-leaf borders on each page along with gold in-lay on the front and back boards. Item number: #5132 Price: $950 Quran Quran late 18th century to 19th-century Details: Collation: Complete with all pages Language: Arabic Binding: Leather; tight & secure Exquisite decorative gilt-embossed leather Size: ~7.25in X 5.5in (18.5cm x 13.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 5132Photos available upon request.

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