Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, et al.
16 Philosophers -- On Liberty and Justice.
East Hampton, New York: High Tide Press, 1992.
A charming livre d'artiste, illustrated throughout with woodcuts by Ross, some of which are printed over a colored background.
The text comprises excerpts from the writings of sixteen philosophers--from Socrates to the present--who wrote about freedom and justice.
Beautifully and imaginatively printed, with liberal use of wooden types.
Edition limited to 40 numbered copies printed frenchfold on fine Saunders Waterford wove paper.
AN ASSOCIATION COPY, WITH A PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE ARTIST TO SYLVAN AND MARY (COLE).
Sylvan Cole (1918-2005), our founder, was the dean of American print dealers; Mary (1950-2008) was his third wife.
4to. Attractively bound in cloth by Barbara Mauriello (as were all copies of the edition) with a matching cloth slipcase. FINE AND BRIGHT. As new.