MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek. Sarah Fielding XENOPHON.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.
MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.

MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES. With the Defence of Socrates, before His Judges. Translated from the Original Greek.

Bath, (England): C. Pope for A. Millar, 1762. 8vo (8.3", 30 cm). [iv], vi, 8, 339, [1], 21 pp., blank leaf.

First edition: Sarah Fielding, "extremely well-read in Greek, Latin, French and English," was a novelist who featured heroines facing stifled intellects, forced marriage and barriers to earning a living. This translation was the last of her "unfailingly intelligent and ground-breaking works." - Feminist Companion. The sizeable list of subscribers include philanthropists Richard Allen and Elizabeth Montagu.

CERL GB-UkOxU.01.010051910. DNB. Contemporary speckled calf; sides with ornamental gilt border, decorated corners and board edges; spine with gilt-decorated raised bands and compartments with flowers and ruled borders, one with a morocco label. All edges stained red in a mottled pattern. Royal blue endpapers. Joints starting. A beautiful and well-preserved production of an important work. Near Fine. Item #872

Price: $1,250.00