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PLATO; BENJAMIN JOWETT
The Dialogues of Plato Translated Into English with Analyses and Introductions
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1892. Vellum. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892. Vellum. Near Fine. 9.5" by 6". None. An attractive selection of the Platonic dialogues. An English translation of these important works, by Benjamin Jowett. In a lovely half vellum binding. Scarce for this work to be in such a smart binding. The third edition of this work. With the inscription of prior owner Katherine Leeds to the front pastedowns. Leeds was the wife of the 10th Duke of Leeds. Prior owner's inscription to the front endpaper and title page of volume II, reflecting on philosophy and Michel de Montaigne's views. Collated, complete.Translated by Benjamin Jowett, an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford. He was a noted translator of Plato and Thucydides. In half vellum bindings. Externally, very smart with light marks to boards and spine. Prior owner's inscription to the front pastedowns. Their inscription to the title page of volume II also. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with occasional light spots to endpapers. Near Fine . Ill.: None. Near Fine .
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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