Good. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Sunning to spine. Price sticker on front wrap. Wraps lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Wraps lightly soiled and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 147776.
Fair. Second Edition. xxix + 510pp. Softcover in fair condition. Clean text. Heavy shelf-wear to cover. Fading to edges of wrappers. Bent corner. Pages are separating from the covers at heel of spine. Slight musty odor. Ex-library.
Good. Former owner's name to ffep. Wraps are disolored with light edgewear and some creasing. Light foxing. General shelfwear. Underlining in pen and pencil to some pages.; Volume I describes the foundation, growth, and crisis of Greek culture during the archaic and classical epochs, ending with the collapse of the Athenian empire. The second and third volumes of the work deal with the intellectual history of ancient Greece in the Age of Plato, the 4th century B. C. --the age in which Greece lost everything that is valued in this world--state, power, liberty--but still clung to the concept of paideia. As its last great poet, Menander summarized the primary role of this ideal in Greek culture when he said: "The possession which no one can take away from man is paideia."; Volume 1 Only. a Galaxy Book; Vol. 1; 510 pages.
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