The Life of Socrates, collected from the Memorabilia of Xenophon and the Dialogues of Plato, and Illustrated farther by Aristotle...[et al.]

London: Printed for R. Dodsley, 1749. First edition of this response “to the injurious Treatment which the ancient Philosophers have received,” vindicating Socrates from the "”misrepresentations of Aristophanes, Aristoxenus, Lucian, Plutarch, Athenaeus, Suidas and Lactantius.”. Engraved frontispiece (included in the pagination), five engraved head-pieces by Boitard, additional early engraving of Socrates neatly laid down on the blank verso of the title. A very good, clean copy. Recent half calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with burgundy morocco label. New endpapers. Octavo. 179, [1, errata] pp. Item #14918

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