1885 The Politics of Aristotle translated into English
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First edition thus translated to English with introduction, marginal analysis, and notes by B. Jowett.
Volume I with the introduction and translation; Volume II, part I with notes. A Part II was never issued.
'Politics' is a work of political philosophy by Greek philosopher Aristotle, discussing topics such as the city or 'political community' as opposed to other types of communities, what the best regimes may be, the idea of citizenship, political theory, and much more.
The title means 'the things concerning the polis' and is the origin of the modern English word Politics.
In uniform full calf signed Bickers, prize binding from Charterhouse with bookplate inscribed to GO Jackson for classics and history, 1898.
In uniform full calf bindings with five raised bands, gilt tooling to spine, blind stamp to front boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Externally sound with some shelf wear, rubbed to spine and extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to first and last few leaves, pages otherwise generally bright and clean.
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