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

LYSIS, OR FRIENDSHIP. THE SYMPOSIUM. PHAEDRUS

by PLATO

Condition: Fine in worn glassine and a Near Fine slipcase bumped at the bottom


[New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Fine in worn glassine and a Near Fine slipcase bumped at the bottom. 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 #1209 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page.




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