May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 114

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 2,500
Plato; Walter Charleton (1619-1707) trans.
His Apology of Socrates and Phaedo.

London: By T.R. [Thomas Radcliffe] & N.T. [Nathaniel Thompson] for James Magnes and Richard Bentley, 1675.

First English edition of the Apology and Phaedo, translated from the Greek; engraved frontispiece entitled Socrates Triumphans depicting the philosopher accepting the cup of hemlock, engraved by R. White and bound opposite the title; typographical title printed in red and black; bound in contemporary boards, neatly rebacked and recornered with new endleaves and pastedowns, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.

Wing P-2405; ESTC R12767.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.