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The trial and execution of Socrates: PB 295-2003

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The trial and execution of Socrates


Author: Plato
Translator: George, Peter
Illustrator: Ayrton, Michael
Publisher: Folio Society
Printer: University Printing House
Printer: Scolar Press
Binder (person): Mackay, W. & J.



By Plato ; translated with an introduction by Peter George ; drawings by Michael Ayrton.

197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Cambridge (Cambs.)
  • Ilkley ⪼ England
  • Chatham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1972


Quarter bound in vegetable parchment gold stamped, red cloth sides. In slipcase

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 295-2003
Primary reference Number: 95896
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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