London: Printed for B. Barker, 1726. First British Edition. Hardcover. Item #29851
Originally published in France as Abrégé des vies des anciens philosophes. [ii], 282, pp. Recent full vellum, spine with vellum label lettered in ink, edges sprinkled red. Title vignette, head-pieces, initials, and tail-pieces. Includes chapters on Solon, Pittacus, Bias, Periander, Chilo, Cleobulus, Epimenides, Anacharsis, Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Anaxagoras, Democritus, Empedocles, Socrates, Plato, Antisthenes, Aristippus, Aristotle, Xenocrates, Diogenes, Crates, Pyrrho, Bion, Epicurus, and Zeno. Two old names on the front free endpaper. Internally very clean. A fine copy. ; 12mo.