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[Symposium. English. Sydenham. 1761]
The banquet. A dialogue of Plato concerning love. The first part.
London: printed by H. Woodfall; and sold by W. Sandby, and R. & J. Dodsley, 1761.
[2], 120 p. ; 28.4 cm. (4º)

Dedication to George Earl of Halifax signed by Floyer Sydenham, the translator. The first English translation of Plato's Symposium; the second part appeared in 1767. ESTC t164349.

Copy Notes Inscribed in pencil on title-page 1-0 (cropped at the fore-edge in binding). Bound (2) with C. Cibber, The character and conduct of Cicero considered, 1747 (q.v.).

Binding C18th/early C19th quarter calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 1262


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