First Jowett Translation of Plato

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:39

Lot 183: Author: Plato. Title: The Dialogues of Plato. Place Published: Oxford. Publisher: Clarendon Press. Date Published: 1871. Description: 4 volumes. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8 1/4x5 1/4") three-quarter red morocco, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. First Jowett Translation. Considered by many to be the best translation of Plato's dialogues. Condition: Rubbed, leather dry; some notes on endpapers, preliminary leaves and occasionally within; good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $300-$500
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