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LYSIS, OR FRIENDSHIP. THE SYMPOSIUM. PHAEDRUS by PLATO - Hardcover - Signed - 1968 - from Charles Agvent and



Condition: Minor scrape to the front cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase

[New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Minor scrape to the front cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Eugene Karlin. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11") bound in natural-grain goatskin vellum-backed boards covered with a pinkish-tannish Swedish paper. Translated from the Greek, with Introductory Analyses, by Benjamin Jowett. Preface by Whitney J. Oates. Illustrated with full- and part-page pen-and-ink drawings by Eugene Karlin. Copy #894 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.


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