Dialogues on Love and Friendship: Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium and Phaedrus

By: PLATO

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Dialogues by the eminent Greek philosopher Plato (427-347 BC) in a handsome illustrated Heritage Press edition in slipcase. Includes his "Lysis, or Friendship" which explores aspects of friendship, "Symposium", an imagined banquet featuring speeches by notables such as Socrates and Aristophanes, and "Phaedrus", about both love and aspects of the use of rhetoric. Translated from the Greek and with introductory analyses by Benjamin Jowett. With a preface by Whitney J. Oates, and with illustrations by Eugene Karlin in the classical style. --- Bound in marble-look paper-covered boards, backed in brown cloth with gilt titling and decorations on maroon spine blocks. Volume housed in tan paper-covered slipcase. No Sandglass leaflet is present. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with slight yellowing to textblock top edge. Light soiling to structurally sound slipcase.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xv, 208 pages

Title: Dialogues on Love and Friendship: Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium and Phaedrus

Author Name: PLATO

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought,

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Stock No.: 84421