Richard Feynman's copies of the Dialogues of Plato & the Greek Historians
1,500 - 2,500 USD
Property From The Family Of Richard P. Feynman
[Feynman, Richard & Plato]
The Dialogues of Plato. Translated into English by B. Jowett, M.A. New York: Random House, 1937.
Two volumes, 8vo (6 x 9 in). Publisher's light blue buckram, spines tanned. SIGNED ON FLYLEAVES "RICHARD FEYNMAN" IN TURQUOISE INK, POSSIBLY IN THE HAND OF ARLINE FEYNMAN WITH: The Greek Historians. The Complete and Unabridged Works of Herodotus... Thucydides...Xenophon...Arrian. New York: Random House, 1942. 8vo (6 x 9 in). Light blue publisher's buckram, spine tanned. Volume 1 (of 2). First printing. SIGNED ON FLYLEAVES "RICHARD FEYNMAN" IN TURQUOISE INK, IN THE HAND OF ARLINE FEYNMAN.
This is one of a handful of books in which Arline Feynman signed Richard Feynman's name, likely a gift from her, which he kept his whole life.