Plato Collected Works 1532 Froben Edition Folio Original Binding Opera For Sale
“Love is born into every human being; it calls back the halves of our original nature together; it tries to make one out of two and heal the wound of human nature.”
Beautiful edition of Plato’s collected work in its original binding.
LARGE FOLIO 35.5 cm.
Plato: Opera Omnia. translated by Marcello Ficino, edited by S. Grynaeus.
Basel: Hieronymus Froben & Nicolaus Episcopius, August 1532. 6 leaves, 959 pages . woodcut printer’s device on title & at end.
Book is guaranteed complete!
Woodcut printer's device on title and verso of final leaf, woodcut initials.
First 6 leaves with needle like wormholes, small wormtunnel p 830-880, some wormholes at the end.
Sixth Edition of the Latin Translation by Marsilio Ficino, the first to contain the careful revisions of distinguished Protestant theologian Simon Grynaeus [1493-1541]. Grynaeus, a friend of Melanchthon and Erasmus.
There are currently two other copies of this edition on ABEBOOKS, 5699 $ and 6150$
You can see a picture of the later one on ABE. That copy is rebacked, in this case the binding, although somewhat rubbed, with one corner damaged is completely orginal and dated 1538.
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Plato Collected Works 1532 Froben Edition Folio Original Binding Opera: $1,695