Hapanta Platonos pros ta palaiotata archetypa meta pases akribeias epanorthomena (graece). Platonis omnia opera, ex vetustissimorum exemplarium collatione multo nunc quam antea emendatiora...

Plato.

Hapanta Platonos pros ta palaiotata archetypa meta pases akribeias epanorthomena (graece). Platonis omnia opera, ex vetustissimorum exemplarium collatione multo nunc quam antea emendatiora...

Description: woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials, lightly, variably, browned through out, some minor paper repairs here and there, some worming towards the end, not affecting text, pp. [xii], 690, [46, Index], folio, recased in 18th-century ?Italian vellum over boards, 'antique' ink lettering on spine, cleverly rebacked using old spine, copiously annotated in a contemporary hand in Latin and Greek

Publication Details: Basle: Henricus Petri, [colophon:] 1556

Notes: The third edition of Plato in the original Greek, following Aldus, 1513, and Basle, Johannes Walder, 1534 (with the commentary of Proclus). The interesting feature of this copy is the copious annotation, which unfortunately has no indication as to who made them: but whoever it was, was a close student. They run almost to the entire volume, petering out in not far into the Laws, i.e. approximately 3/4 of the book (it's not unusual for annotations of this sort to cease early on: to get 3/4 of the way through is a 'valiant failure'). In addition to the notes to the text, there is a diagram of the...more

Bibliography: (Adams 1438)

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Price: £6,000

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1556

Stock Number: 65781

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