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Signed first edition of Plato’s Republic

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autographed plato's republic

Mofo Store Manager Kenneth  Whirlow is pleased to announce the acquisition of a special addition to our store’s rare books selection. The book is a rare signed first edition of Plato’s Republic. Whirlow (acting on a tip from famous book scout Nico) was able to acquire the book from eBay of all places; the original listing follows:

sale blurb, signed first edition of plato's republic

In case you have trouble reading the text, it says “1st edition of The Republic signed by its author. There is of course a reasonable amount of wear and tear, (light highlighting and underlining, dog-eared pages, back cover missing, etc.), but it is in overall good condition considering its age.” We are pleased to have been the lucky purchasers of this unique item.

Shown below, Whirlow inspects the book, from pioforsky’s photostream.

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Time: September 6, 2008, 7:53 am

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Comment from Jesse Kennedy
Time: April 3, 2013, 9:02 pm

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