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Blackwell's Sells Ancient Book For Record £75,000

Posted at 8:22AM Thursday 10 Apr 2014

Blackwell's bookshop has sold its most expensive book for £75,000.

The 1513 complete works of Plato was sold to an un-named overseas institution from the shop's rare books catalogue.

The two-volume work, published in Venice, was the first ever edition of the philosopher's works in their original ancient Greek.

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