Description One of the most popular "histories" of the Middle Ages, this text was originally a compilation of myths about Alexander the Great written in Egypt around 100 A. D. by the pseudo-Callisthenes.
|7/11/2018||Treatment||examined for digitization; media consolidation; surface cleaned; tears repaired|
Provenance Ownded by Filippo Butigelli. Purchased by Rev. Henry Drury of Harrow [1778-1841] ; Henry Drury Sale, London, 1827, no. 187; purchased by Richard Heber [1773/4-1833] (through Thorpe (?) as agent), Shropshire, England, 1827; Richard Heber Sale, London, 1836, no. 111; purchased by Joseph Barrois [1785-1855], 1836 ; purchased by the 4th Earl of Ashburnham [1797-1878], Sussex, England, 1849; inherited by the 5th Earl of Ashburnham, Sussex, England, 1878; Ashburnham Collection Sale, Sotheby's, London, 1901, no. 8; purchased by Henry Walters (through Ichenhauser as agent), Baltimore, 1901; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.  Likely rebound at this time  Collection no. 302, changed from no. 203 on the spine
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1901
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