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Lot 5: PLATO.

Est: $900 USD - $1,200 USDSold:
Sotheby'sJune 17, 2005New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

The Republic... translated from the Greek by H. Spens, with a preliminary discourse concerning the philosophy of the ancients by the translator. Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1763

Condition Note: 4to (9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.; 240 x 182mm.), leaf of publishers' advertisements at the end, contemporary calf, rebacked, joints worn, extremities rubbed

PROVENANCE

Albert May Todd, bookplate
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Gaskell, Foulis 423
CATALOGUE NOTE

first edition in english of Plato's most influential treatise, a dialogue on justice and the ideal city-state.

Artist or Maker

Auction Details

The Cosmatos Collection

by
Sotheby's
June 17, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US