Crito a Socratic Dialogue by Plato Translated by Henry Cary Paris The Pleiad MCMXXVI Officina Bodoni

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Crito, a Socratic Dialogue by Plato, Translated by Henry Cary. Paris: the Pleiad, MCMXXVI. Printed in 16-point Arrighi-Vincenza Italic, on Binda handmade paper. Four hundred and seventy-five copies were printed for The Pleiad under the supervision of Frederic Warde, and being the first use of a new type, by the Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Switzerland. This is copy No. 448.

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Crito, a Socratic Dialogue by Plato, Translated by Henry Cary. Paris: the Pleiad, MCMXXVI. Printed in 16-point Arrighi-Vincenza Italic, on Binda handmade paper. Four hundred and seventy-five copies were printed for The Pleiad under the supervision of Frederic Warde, and being the first use of a new type, by the Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Switzerland. This is copy No. 448. An uncut copy. Bound in marbled paper-covered boards, upper right-hand corner of front cover and upper left-hand corner of back cover slightly warped, back hinge chipped. [ii; xxxvii; colophon on verso of xxxvii; vi] This copy lacks publisher’s glassine wrapper and paper slipcase. Schmoller 16.

Colophon and limitation of edition, 475 copies printed for Pleiad, first use of a new type, by the Officina Bodoni.
Blue ink, copy number 448.
Title page
Text sample.
Edges of folds still not opened.

 

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