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Published by Printed by E. Alsop and Robert Wood in London .
Written in English


  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Quintus Curtius Rufus ; and translated out of Latine into English by Rober[t] Codrington
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1254:20
ContributionsCodrington, Robert, 1601-1665
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 311 p
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15024219M

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